Learn: In the ancient Olympic Games the winner of each event was called the Olympionic. Instead of a gold medal, the winner had a palm leaf placed in their hands and a crown placed on their head to show that they were the winner. Arguably one of the most famous Olympionics was a man named ‘Milo of Croton’ (see picture below). Use Google to research ‘Milo of Croton’ and post three interesting facts about him on your blog.
1. Milo of Croton was a victorious wrestler from the Great Greece city of Croton.
2. Milo would often participate in several Greek Festivals and had won many battles.
3. Milo was associated with a group of pythagoras which is a group of philosophers and mathematicians which are basically really brainy people. So Milo was a really talented person academic wise and sports wise.
4. Milo was the most well known Olympionic which was the name given for the person who had won Gold in any sports of the Ancient Olympics. Milo was the most well known Olympionic in Professional Wrestling.