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First Olympians: A Horizon Special

Documentary about a skeleton found in Southern Italy. The bone structure suggests the owner was an ancient athlete. Scientists explain themystery of the tomb & the world of the ancient Olympics using dramatisation. Modern athletes from Loughborough University try to gain an insight into the events in which an ancient pentathlete competed, by testing out the equipment which they used.

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Tue 17 Aug 2004 03:20

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