Olympic Games

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1.0 Introduction
1.1 History
The Olympic Games was the first held on April 6, 1896 and acquired in Athens, Greece with athletes from 14 countries participating. The events included in the first Olympic Games were exact traditional and also built-in running, boxing, wrestling and javelin throwing. The participant is for men and the games held for every four years only. Women could not participate in games or even watch the men playing the games because the athletes didn’t attire any clothes. The prizes were crowns and made by olive leaves, there were no medals or trophies for the champions. On April 15, 1896 the first Olympiad closed. Moreover, Olympics in Greece were called Olympiad.
Furthermore, on May 14, 1900 is the second Olympiad and held at Paris with 997 athletes included 22 of them are women from 24 countries challenging in 95 events. In St. Louis, 1904 was the first time Olympics host by U.S. Moving on with the third Olympiad, the first, second and third finishers were given out the gold, silvers and bronze medals. The summer and winter games starting in 1992 will be having the same year every four years which take the place in two years apart. In 2004, the summer games has return to Athens with 6,296 men and 4,329 women total are 10,625 athletes from the 201 nations join in the 301 events.
The Olympic Charter, recognized by Pierre de Coubertin said that the purpose of having Olympics is to build a peaceful and healthier world by educating youth over and done with sport practiced without the discrimination of several kinds and in the Olympic spirit, which requires common understanding with a spirit of relationship, solidarity and fair play.
Rectangle shape is The Five Circle Flag of Olympic, which has the white bottom-three circles are at up, and two circles are down. Blue, yellow, green, black and red are the colors of the five circle and it represents…...

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