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What was the penalty for cheating in the first Olympics?

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2008-02-07 19:06:57
2008-02-07 19:06:57

The cheaters would be fined heavily and the money received from those fines would be used to create statues of gods and champion athletes that were placed at the stadium where the Olympics were held.

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