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Pankration Timeline

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  • 776 BCE
    First athletic games in honour of Zeus are held at Olympia with one event, the stadion foot race.
  • 648 BCE
    The Pankration (a mix of wrestling and boxing) is added to the schedule of the Olympic Games.
  • 261 CE
    The list of victors running back to 776 BCE ends for the Olympic Games.

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