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Diaulos

the double course for footraces in ancient Greece in which the contestants ran down one side of the stadium, turned round a goal, and returned to the starting ...

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The events in question were the stade and diaulos. For those of you who aren't following this series of articles, the events are roughly the equivalent of our modern 200-meter and 400-meter races, respectively.
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The exercise was named 'Leonidas of Rhodes' after the Olympic Games winner who managed to win the stadion, the diaulos and the hoplitodromos on the same day. And Leonidas of Rhodes achieved this triumph not only once, but in four Olympiads in the ...
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To put this in perspective Usain Bolt, the finest sprinter we have today is the unquestionable king of the 100 meter and 200 meter sprint event, Leonidas was the don of the Stade and Diaulos races.
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