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10 Fascinating Facts about Olympics

Olympics is the world's largest and ancient Sports event. These are some interesting facts about it..

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BC 776- First Olympics

BC 776- First Olympics

Happened in Ancient Greece in Olympia City

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AD 394-First Ban

AD 394-First Ban

After the beginning, Olympics had banned by the Roman emperor Theodosius in AD 394.

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1896-First Modern Olympics

1896-First Modern Olympics

Happened in Greece at Athens City

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1900-Women in Olympics

1900-Women in Olympics

Women started to participate in Olympics in 1900 Paris Olympics.

5

1920-Flag Introduced

1920-Flag Introduced

The Olympics Flag had introduced in Antwerp Olympics.

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1924-Moto Adopted

1924-Moto Adopted

Swifter,Higher, Stronger
this moto had adopted by Henry Martin

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1928-Fire Introduced

1928-Fire Introduced

The first Olympics which lighted the fire is Amsterdam Olympics in 1928.

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1964-First Asian Country

1964-First Asian Country

Tokyo in Japan became first nation that hosted Olympics in 1964

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1972-Symbol Adopted

1972-Symbol Adopted

Olympics symbol introduced in 1972 Munich Olympics.

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2012-Most Time by a Nation

2012-Most Time by a Nation

London became the first city which hosted 3 times for Olympics

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