Xenocles of Messenia

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Xenocles of Messenia (Greek: Ξενοκλῆς) was an athlete from Messenia who won the stadion race in the ninth Ancient Olympic Games in 744 BC.[1] The stadion race (about 180 meters) was the only competition in the first 13 Olympiads.


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