Track And Field

Timeline created by Roman Rodriguez
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The Sacred Truce <a href='<a href='' ' ><a The sacred truce was instituted during the month of the Olympiad. Messengers known as "spondorophoroi" carried the word of the truce and announced the date of the games all over the Greek world.
The Olympic Games and the Greek Calendar The Greek calendar was based on the conception of the four-year Olympiad
The Religious Aspects of the Ancient Olympic Games n ancient Greece, games were closely connected to the worship of the gods and heroes.
After the Battle of 338 BC After the Battle of Chaironeia in 338 BC, Philip of Makedon and his son Alexander gained control over the Greek city-states.
olympic games in 480 bc The games were even held in 480 BC during the Persian Wars, and coincided with the Battle of Thermopylae
Sep 2nd, 0670
The Internationalization of the Olympic Games From the beginning, the games at Olympia served as a bond between Greeks and strengthened the Greek sense of national unity
Sep 2nd, 0700
Zeus 700 bc The victors of these early games were crowned with wreaths from a sacred olive tree that grew behind the temple of Zeus
Sep 1st, 0776
Ancient Origins Olympic Games in 776 BC. One event they had was called the footrace. The Statdium was was about 200 yards long.
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Timeline 1st College Track and Field Meet England they were revived between the 12th and 19th century the first college meet occurred in 1864 between Oxford and Cambridge universities.
2932999187 29e7511972%5b1%5d The Spirit Returns <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a><a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>The 1896 revival of the Olympic Games. This began the long journey of track and field back to a new and improved generation.
Jumping events for dummies%5b1%5d Jumping Events jumping events such as long jump, high jump, triple jump, and pole vault were all included in first modern Olympics in 1896
800 243%5b1%5d Marathon one of track and fields most popular events the marathon wasn’t even introduced until the 1896 games in Athens, Greece. It got the name marathon as the race started in the town of Marathon and continued on to the Olympic stadium.
7d7cec8103757e9e9326981070ae3ac5 1m%5b1%5d International Amateur Athletics Federation <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>Track and field’s first international governing body, was formed.
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Olympic track and fi%5b1%5d 10,000 meters run [](<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a><a href=',000 meter was added in 1912. Many of competeitors competed in it.
Jim thorpe football%5b1%5d Jim Thorpe <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>In 1912 Jim Thorpe, a Native American, became the only man to win both the decathlon and pentathlon in one year.
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Trackandfield hp%5b1%5d NCAA Track and Field championships In 1921 NCAA Track and Field championships werer established.
Trkltrlg Summer and Winter Sports <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>Summer sports include archery, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian events (horseback riding), fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, handball, judo, rowing, shooting, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling, and yachting. Winter events include skating, skiing, bobsledding, luge, tobogganing, ice hockey, and the biathlon (skiing-shooting).
Brport1b1%5b1%5d Women’s competition In 1928, women’s competition was introduced to the Olympics.
Jesse owens11%5b1%5d Jesse Owens <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>Owens was the first African-American to receive sponsorship in the form of a pair of Adidas shoes he received at the Games.
Stock photo starting blocks in track and field 57261004%5b1%5d Technology & Technique Starting blocks and wind gauges were introduced, allowing faster sprints and more accurate standards of comparison.
Selassie haile%5b1%5d Enter the East Africans <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>Each year, Kenyans and Ethiopians produce the overwhelming majority of top performances from the 800-meters up.
Carllewis%5b1%5d Carl Lewis He won 10 world championship medals. He was the first since Jesse Owens to win quadruple gold in a single Games. Lewis went undefeated in 65 consecutive long jumps and it took someone else setting a new world record to end his streak. Track and Field News named him “Athlete of the Year” three times in a row.
R191754 722845%5b1%5d Performance Enhancing Drugs There were alot of new and advanced grus that were created to help an athletes progress. <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>
Aau%20logo%5b1%5d The End of Amateurism In 1982, the IAAF dropped amateurism from both its name and practices,
198%5b1%5d What happend in 85 BC In 85 BC, the Roman general Sulla plundered the sanctuary to finance his campaign against Mithridates. Sulla also moved the 175th Olympiad (80 BC) to Rome.
Olympic track and fi%5b1%5d Modern Times The history of track and field in modern Olympics started in 1986
Image002%5b1%5d The Importance of the Olympic Games <a href='' </a>The ancient Greeks were highly competitive and believed strongly in the concept of "agon", or "competition" or "contest".
Usain bolt%5b1%5d Usain Bolt Earned three Olympic and three World Championship gold medals, with five of those six performances producing world record times.
Aau%20logo%5b1%5d USATF <a href='<a href='' ' ><a href='' </a>100,000 Americans members of USATF participate in athletics competitions through one of the thousands of clubs established in all 50 states.