Milo of Croton was a wrestler from the 6-th century BC. He lived in the Magna Graecian city of Croton where he enjoyed a great fame for his wrestling career.
A greatly honored wrestler, Milo won numerous victories in the most important athletic festivals of ancient Greece. His name is still proverbial for extraordinary strength. The ancient commentator Diodorus Siculus credited Croton as the man who led his fellow citizens into victory over Sybaris in 510 BC.