Event: Publius Aelius Alkandridas son of Damokratidas from Sparta (Lakonia)

Event ID 3067
Person Publius Aelius Alkandridas son of Damokratidas from Sparta in Lakonia
Festival Olympia in Olympia (Elis)
Discipline running: stadion
Age Category
Date 221 - 225
Achievement V
Comment: According to Farrington (2012), this athlete was probably active somewhere between c. 220-230 AD. IG V.1, 556 records him as being a twice periodonikes (l. 5). Alkandridas was active in the discipline of stadion. Moretti (1957) places the two Olympic victories of Alkandridas tentatively in AD 221 and 225. The specific festivals of the periodos in which the athlete was victorious, therefore we assume he was victorious at the traditional four panhellenic festivals. -YP