648 BC, Pancration, a different fighting art A new sport event that was introduced at the 33rd Olympics in 648 BC, , which not exists today at the Olympics, was Pancration.
A combination of boxing and wrestling, a sport of rather violent and unrestrained nature in ancient Greece.
In 632 was also boxing and wrestling contests for boys introduced.
580 BC, Armour ruinning 580 BC heavily armed men was competing in Armed Race, two laps around the stadium. Ancient Greek athletes were naked when they competed, to display their physical prowess and also to pay homage to Zeus by showing him how they had trained their bodies to their physical peak.
Before starting the days training or competition, athletes would rub their body with olive oil then dust themselves with fine sand.