Person: Daikles from Messene (Messenia)

Record ID: 1586
Name: Daikles
Place of Origin: Messene (Messenia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -752 to -752 )
List of Disciplines:
running: stadion
List of References:
D.H. I.71.5
Euseb. Chron. L. 60 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 52 (ed. Wallraff)
Phleg. FrGH 257 F1J
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 7
Comment: Eusebius and Africanus wrongly refer to the victor as Diokles. Phlegon records that Daikles was the first Olympic victor to be crowned with an olive wreath