Sotades of Crete

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This article is about the Cretan runner. For the 3rd-century BC poet, see Sotades.

Sotades of Crete was an ancient Olympic runner.

Career[edit]

Winner in the long distance race, the dolichos of 384 BC.

Afterwards Sotades was bribed by the Ephesians to be proclaimed as a citizen of Ephesos (Ephesus) and was subsequently exiled by the Cretans.

Sotades competed again as a citizen of Ephesus in 380 BC.

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