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Ancient olympic champions, boxing


KARYSTOS (Ancient city) EVIA
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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