Which competition did Nero participate in the Olympic Games?

chariot racing
javelin throw
discus throw
wrestling
Nero enjoyed driving a one-horse chariot, singing to the lyre, and poetry. He was per­suad­ed to par­tic­i­pate in the Olympic Games of 67 in order to improve re­la­tions with Greece and display Roman dom­i­nance. As a com­peti­tor, Nero raced a ten-horse chariot and nearly died after being thrown from it. He also per­formed as an actor and a singer. Despite poor per­for­mances, he was chosen as a winner and paraded with olive wreath crowns when he returned to Rome.

Answers distribution

chariot racing
javelin throw
discus throw
wrestling
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flagSpain
88%
0%
0%
8%
25
flagFrance
82%
0%
4%
8%
23
flagUU
77%
0%
18%
4%
22
flagNorway
76%
0%
19%
3%
26
flagGermany
74%
4%
11%
9%
144
flagPoland
72%
8%
9%
7%
9243
flagAustria
72%
4%
16%
4%
25
flagBelgium
70%
20%
0%
0%
10
flagthe Netherlands
69%
3%
15%
11%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
68%
9%
11%
9%
277
flagLithuania
66%
0%
8%
25%
12
flagItaly
67%
5%
14%
11%
34
flagRepublic of Ireland
63%
15%
12%
9%
33
flagCanada
61%
9%
23%
0%
21
flagSweden
58%
8%
0%
33%
12
flagRussia
57%
14%
7%
21%
14
flagthe United States
53%
16%
13%
16%
269
flagIndia
41%
43%
9%
1%
53
flagAustralia
38%
38%
11%
11%
18

Gender

men72%
women71%
chariot racing
72%
71%
javelin throw
8%
8%
discus throw
9%
12%
wrestling
9%
7%

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