you could kick people in the stomach in pankration.
Alike: wrestling, running, discus, javelin
Different: always in Olympia, only free men who spoke Greek,
Olympic running. It is alike because it has different types of running events. It is different because in one race athletes run in armor.
the olympic games that were formed in ancient greece are much like todays olympic games. there is track and field and gymnastics. but they didn't have games like BMX or mountain biking. they didnt have water polo or soccer. they also didnt have diving or any other swimming related events.
Chariot Racing. It's obviously different because we don't have Chariot Racing in the Olympics today.
Same rules as today
Could break fingers
Different: Boxers fought without rounds until one man was knocked out.
Alike: 2 men fight
same: running they pretty much run the same like long distance
different: whe dont have chariot racing
. 2 men fighting till one is knocked out or admits defeat .
. the ref can stop the fight at any time there are weight classes and there are rounds
Boxing: Breaking others fingers was aloud. No gloves were used. No rounds. Fought until K.O. Now there are rounds, the ref can end the fight if someone is unable to fight. T.K.O. and K.O. Now there are weight classes and you cannot hit a man when he is down.
Alike: Throwing a round flat object
Different: Other Material used for the object
They had less rules back then.
Alike: fought until one man was knocked out
Different: Fought without rounds. There was no rule agaisnt hitting an apponent when he was down. There were no weight classes.
boxing. They go till somebody gets knocked out and they fight naked.
-They wore Leather Thong wraped around thier hands.
- There was no weight class
-There were Less rules of hitting people.