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Coroebus of Elis

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Died  Elis, Greece
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Similar  Leonidas of Rhodes , Theagenes of Thasos , Milo of Croton

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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.


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The stadion race of the Greeks seem to have been accurately recorded. The prize he received was an olive branch, though the honor of winning was far more prestigious than the actual prize.


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