Ancient Greece: Athletics Crossword Puzzle

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  • colosseum: large stadium where olympic games were played
  • stade: 192 meters (210 yard) long race
  • pentathlon: running, jumping and discus throw
  • olympia: the place where the games were held
  • chariot: pulled by horses during a popular ancient greek sport
  • olympic games: athletic festival that originated in ancient greece and was revived in the late 19th century
  • olives: instead of a medal, winners were awarded a crown of _ .
  • hippodrome: where equestrian events, horse and chariot races took place
  • zeus: the olympic games were created to honor this greek god
  • spectators: men who watched the games
  • pankration: martial art combining wrestling and boxing.