Pheidon assisted the Pisatans to expel the Elean superintendents of the Olympian games and presided at the festival himself.
As a god of athletes heis often a wrestler (iraXaiµco)), and founds the Olympian games.
8.2) Neleus restored the Olympian games and died at Corinth, where he was burled on the isthmus.
From Pisa Pelops extended his sway over the neighbouring Olympia, where he celebrated the Olympian games with a splendour unknown before.
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