Monday, 25 July 2016

Winter learning

Activity 2:  In the ancient Olympic Games the winner of each event was called the Olympionic. Instead of a gold medal, the winner had a palm leaf placed in their hands and a crown placed on their head to show that they were the winner. Arguably one of the most famous Olympionics was a man named ‘Milo of Kroton’ (see picture below). Use Google to research ‘Milo of Kroton’ and post three interesting facts about him on your blog.

1.Milo of Croton was a well known wrestler. Hisurth names was and is still used as a word to mean strength.

2. Milo of Croton  was in champion in wrestling where he won  six Olympic games and seven Pythian  games he also won other Greek nation games, he won 32 wrestling competitions. In about 510 BC.

3.According to legend milo of Croton trained by carry a calf all day long, everyday until the calf  grew into a full grown OX.  this showed how he built up his strength and bravery.

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