Oebotas of Dyme

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Oebotas of Dyme, the son of Oenias, was an ancient Greek athlete from Dyme who won the stadion race in the sixth Ancient Olympic Games in 756 BC.[1] The stadion race (about 180 meters) was the only competition in the first 13 Olympiads.

A statue in his honour was erected in Olympia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eusebius. Chronicon (English translation from Latin, original Greek lost) at Attalus.org
  2. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece, Book 7.