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View of modern reproductions of the starting poles at the stadium of Isthmia. On the left note the horizontal arm. When the arms dropped—see the one on the right partially dropped—the runners would begin the race at the same time.
For a detail of the starter’s hole and cord grooves Click Here.
For a general view of the starting area Click Here.
For a brief description of Isthmia and a map Click Here.