Coroebus of Elis
Coroebus of Elis, commonly spelled Koroibos (Greek: Κόροιβος Ἠλεῖος) was a humble Greek cook, baker and athlete from Elis, who won the stadion race in the first recorded Ancient Olympic Games in 776 BC.
- Michael Symons, A History of Cooks and Cooking, University of Illinois Press, 2003, p.300
- Robert Garland. Celebrity in Antiquity: From Media Tarts to Tabloid Queens. London: Duckworth, 2006.
- Eusebius. Chronicon (English translation from Latin, original Greek lost) at Attalus.org