Person: Eutelidas from Sparta (Lakonia)

Record ID: 1873
Name: Eutelidas
Place of Origin: Sparta (Lakonia)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -628 to -628 )
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -628 to -628 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
___: pentathlon
List of References:
Euseb. Chron. Ll. 123-124 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 ll. 107-108 (ed. Wallraff)
IG II(2), 2326 = Syll(3), 1056 = SEG 17.55 = SEG 32.217
Paus. 5.9.1; 6.15.8
Philostratus Gym. 13
Plut. Q.C. 5.2.1
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), nos. 63-64
Comment: Introduction of pentathlon for paides at the Olympic games. Eutelidas was the first and only victor. The age category 'paides' for pentathlon was cancelled after this one-time instance. He also had a victory in pale for paides at the Olympic games (Paus. 6.15.8)