Desmon of Corinth

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Desmon of Corinth was an ancient Greek athlete from Corinth who won the stadion race of the 14th Ancient Olympic Games in 724 BC.[1] These were the first Olympic Games that also saw a double race, i.e. a race with a distance of 2 stadia = 2 x 192 m, called Diaulos (δίαυλος); this double race was won by Hypenus of Elis.

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  1. ^ Eusebius. Chronicon (English translation from Latin, original Greek lost) at Attalus.org