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The famous stadium of Olympia was enlarged several times and could hold 20 000 people. The spectators, men only, sat on movable wooden stands mounted on the embankment surrounding the stadium. On the south side was the marble enclosure where the judges sat, as well as the starting and finishing lines. A cippus, a low column acting as a marker around which the runners ran, was used as the finishing line; the starting line was marked by several cippi, between which the runners took their places.

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  • summer: 8am-8pm, Mon 8am-3pm; rest of year: 8am-3pm

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