Diagoras of Rhodes

olympic athlete

the life of Diagoras of Rhodes

he was born in the 5th century BCE. he lived a pretty long life and when he died was considered to be a very happy man. he had two sons who followed in his footsteps and became olympic athletes. he had a great life and accomplished many things.


Diagoras of Rhodes athletic career

he started as an athlete when he was young. he competed in at least nine competitions and at least four olympics. he competed in boxing and many other sports. he had a marble statue built in his mane and he received the olympian odes VII. he was the boxing champion in the 79th olympic games and he sons also competed in the olympics. at an event after a big win they carried him around the stadium.