Olympia: Starting line marker on the race track at the ancient Olympic Stadium

Starting line marker embedded on the race track at the ancient stadium at Olympia, Greece

Starting line marker embedded on the race track

Starting line marker on the race track
The image shows the stone marker embedded at the starting line of the race track located on the east side of the Sanctuary of Olympia in Greece. The race track also has a similar stone marker embedded on the ground at the termination line.

A stone ridge runs along the perimeter of the track. The dimensions of this race track are:
– Length (i.e., between the starting and ending markers) – 192.27 meters
– Width – 28.50 meters.

The stadium that existed around this race track had the capacity of 45,000.

Related Images
Entrance to the ancient Olympic Stadium
Arch at the entrance to the ancient Olympic Stadium
Ancient Olympic Stadium with the race track
Panathenaic Stadium in Athens

Related Pages
Olympia, Delphi, Athens, Meteora
Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Ephesus
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization

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