needed to win a match. A point was scored if a wrestler tapped out because of a submission hold. There are some organized oil wrestling competitions outside Turkey, particularly by the Royal Dutch Power Sport Federation ( knkf Koninklijke Nederlandse Krachtsport en Fitnessfederatie ) in review of the movie The Graduate the Netherlands. 17 Hoplites on a globular aryballos. Strangling or choking an opponent in order to force him to concede (admit) defeat was permitted. 163.0.1 Perrottet 2004,. . 23 Wrestling and the Ancient Olympic Games change change source Wrestling was an event in the ancient Olympic Games. It was a sport that tested the "martial virtues: cunning, boldness, courage, self-reliance, and perseverance" Poliakoff writes, and the Greeks "expected that an accomplished and educated man would practice and enjoy wrestling as an adult." 20 The wrestler's objective (aim) was to score a fall. 9 During rainy weather, wrestling and the pankration were practiced under the colonnades. 2728 Craig, Steve (2002 Sports and Games of the Ancients, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, isbn Crowther, Nigel.
The oil flask ( aryballos ) was a ceramic container with a wide lip and narrow mouth that held a wrestler's daily allotment of olive oil. There was no defined wrestling space such as a ring or circle and there was no time limit. Rooms adjoining the colonnades were used for lectures, bathing, dressing and undressing, game playing, socializing, and the storage of equipment and olive oil. Athletes sometimes used a cord called a "dog leash" to tie off the foreskin of the penis. Wrestling was considered a sport of craft because of its large number of leverages and holds. These containers took a variety of shapes. A wrestler's objective (aim, goal) was to throw his opponent to the ground from a standing position. There were no weight divisions in Greek wrestling.