List of Olympic winners of the Stadion race

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The following is a list of winners of the Stadion race at the Olympic Games from 776 BC to 225 AD. It is based on the list given by Eusebius of Caesarea using a compilation by Sextus Julius Africanus. The Stadion race was the first and most important competition of the ancient Olympiads and the names of the winners are used by many Greek authors to date historic events.

Ancient Olympia
EventAncient Olympic Games
SubjectAncient Olympic winners
Winners of the Stadion race
Period776 BC to 225 AD


  • Eusebius of Caesarea. Chronicon: Olympiads of the Greeks. Schoene-Petermann. pp. 191–220.
  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Chronology (Olympiads)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 6 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 312–313.

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  1. ^ a b c Christesen, Paul (2007). Olympic Victor Lists and Ancient Greek History. Cambridge University Press. p. 528.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Eusebius of Caesarea, Chronicle [1].
  3. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 14, 35.
  4. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 15, 78.
  5. ^ Diodorus Siculus, 16, 69.
  6. ^ P. Oxy. 12; Grenfell & Hunt (1898) p.33

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