they have different bars and mats and also the athletes wear spikes on their shoes. Back then they diddn't have spikes on their shoes US Athlete Dick Fosbury was no flop......
the diffrence between modern and ancient olympics is that it was not as safe and many were killed in ancient olympics
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High jump has been an Olympic event since the first modern Games in 1896.
The ancient Greek Olympic sports were mostly throwing events like javlin. They also had running and long jump and high jump.
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Olympic Heights Community High School was created in 1991.
Tom is an Olympic High Diver.
The Pharaoh had a high position in ancient Egypt
Ancient High House was created in 1594.
The High jump, Long jump, Triple jump, and Pole vault (jump) are all currently in the modern olympic program.
Why, yes the 2012 Olympic high jump will take lace at wimberly.
The Olympic rings are on Tower Bridge - not London Bridge.
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Polytheism - they had many gods - different ones for different aspects of life. The high god was Ahura Mazda (wise god).
In my opinion the modern Olympic Games are fairer, however some ways that the Ancient could be considered fairer than the Modern Olympics are:The very minute use of banned substances compared with today (i.e performance or bodily function enhancing drugs).Banned substances and methods were practically unheard of, therefor promoting professionalism over amateurism. This keeps the competition at a fairer and higher standard.They were always held in the same location, Olympia Greece. An example of how this can impact is Bob Beamon, who shattered the long jump record when at the 1968 Mexico Olympics. Due to the high altitude and thinner air, Beamon would have not jumped as far in a city closer to sea level.But the Modern Olympics is probably fairer though:Technology is being increasingly use to determine the exact distance or height the particular athlete jumped/the speed which they ran etc. Close races in ancient times would have purely been decided through adjudication.(Something for the ladies!) Women were not allowed to compete in the ancient games.Even worse still, women were not even allowed to Watch the ancient olympic games!More countries can be involved, and since the ancient Olympics were held only in Athens, this means that only European countries could even think of participating. It was mainly only Greek Athletes.The Ancient Olympics had only one "winner" for all events, whilst today gold medals in a variety of events represent multiple "winners"They never had an Ancient Winter Olympics in Olympia, because the Mediterranean sea and the area around it is warm for almost all of the year.acheck out the related link below
The ancient Greeks believed fire was given to man by Prometheus, and thought it had sacred qualities. Eternal flames burned in front of Greek temples, flames lit from rays of the sun. Greek rituals included torch relays, although this was not part of ancient Olympic Games. The Olympic flame is lit in front of the ruins of the Temple of Hera in Olympia, shining light on the connection between the ancient Games and the modern Games. An actress playing a high priestess uses a mirror to focus the rays of the sun, igniting a flame. A long relay of runners carrying torches brings it to the site of the Games. The final torch is used to light a cauldron that remains lit until it is put out in the Closing Ceremony.
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42 inches (1.06m)
about 7 feet.