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Ancient olympic champions, boxing

Glaucus

KARYSTOS (Ancient city) EVIA
, , -520
Olympic victor in boxing 520 BC, 65th Olympiad.

Glaucus, (Glaukos), of Carystus, the son of Demylos, was one of the most celebrated Grecian athletes. He was a periodonikes, having gained one Olympic, two Pythian, eight Nemean, and eight Isthmian victories in boxing. It is said that while stilt a boy, he refixed a ploughshare which had dropped out of its place by the allows of his fist, without the help of a hammer. His state at Olympia was made by Glaucias of Aegina. (Muller, Aeginet. iii. 4.; Krause, Olymp.)

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