Nike: The Goddess Of Victory

Nike meaning Victory, was a goddess in Greek mythology. She is known as the Winged Goddess of Victory, though also goddess of strength and speed. She was very good friends with Athena, the Goddess of wisdom. Nike has influenced many things, for example names such as Nicholas, Nick, and Nicola, as well as serving as a name for a multi-billion dollar shoe company famous worldwide.

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Fun Facts:

  • A figure of Nike has been used for both FIFA World Cup Trophy and for Summer Olympic Medals.
  • Project Nike is an anti-aircraft missile system in the U.S.

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