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In 1860, when the games were held despite 'vile weather', Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Edwardes, who Brookes had invited to speak at the games, praised their founder and the WARS's work but showed disagreement with the Greek influence by publicly suggesting the games be called "'The Shropshire Class of British Work and Play', or anything else you will; but let it tell of English men and women, English boys and girls." Despite that the Olympian name stuck.

The Wenlock Prize, the largest prize on offer was won by Petros Velissarios of Smyrna in the Ottoman Empire, one of the first international Olympians.It's free to join and search the site, and all profiles are checked by real people using the Online Dating Protector service. The Wenlock Olympian Games, dating from 1850, are a forerunner of the modern Olympic Games.The first meeting was held at Much Wenlock racecourse on 22–23 October 1850.The first Games were a mixture of athletics and traditional country sports such as quoits, football and specifically designed for local singles from Shropshire and across the UK, looking for more from an online dating website or dating agency.

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