Which athletic event gets its name from a battle between the Persians and Greeks?

Which athletic event gets its name from a battle between the Persians and Greeks?

Which athletic event gets its name from a battle between the Persians and Greeks?

Answer: Marathon. The athletic event Marathon gets its name from a battle between the Persians and Greeks. The Battle of Marathon was fought because the Persian Army wanted to defeat the Greek city-states that supported the uprisings in Ionia, part of modern-day Turkey, against the Persian Empire.
The marathon is named after the Athenians’ 490 BC victory against the Persian army at Marathon, near Athens. Pheidippides, a Greek runner, hurried to tell the citizens of Athens the news, but he died in the process.

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Answer: Bengaluru

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Answer:  Donut

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