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Outperform This Quiz on Olympic Games

The Ultimate Level Of Competition!!
Priyanka Wadhwani May 29, 2021

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We are all aware of this sports event conducted once every four years. This international multi sport event is a platform for many aspiring sportspersons. Hosted by a different country every time, Olympic Games have come as a quiz to you, see how well you know it..
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Olympics Overview
Olympics was a tradition of ancient Greece which was banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. This benchmark event has a history dating long back on 6th April, 1896.
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It started, where it had ended. It brought together 14 nations and 241 athletes who competed in 43 events. The first Games held under the auspices of the IOC was hosted in  Panathenaic Stadium, Athens in 1896.

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Olympics symbol was originally created in 1913 by Coubertin. According to him the colours of the rings together with the white of the background included the colours composing every competing nation's flag at the time.
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The five rings of Olympics represent the five participating continents: Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania united by Olympism.
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Under the games' precise protocol, Greece always marches first. It is in a nod to its status as the first nation to ever hold both the modern and ancient versions of the Olympics. The host country always goes last.
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The Olympic motto; Citius, Altius, Fortius, which is Latin for "faster, higher, stronger" was coined by Father Henri Didon, a close friend of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
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The ancient Olympics were as much a religious festival as an athletic event. The games were held in honor of the Greek god Zeus, and on the middle day of the games, 100 oxen would be sacrificed to him.
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Currently, the Olympic program consists of 35 different sports, 53 disciplines and more than 400 events. Skateboarding is not included in the Olympic Games yet.
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Olympics is an international  tournament. To manage this, organization of Olympic Games is entrusted by International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the country of host city as well as to the host city.
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One of the most watched sports at international level, Cricket was once a part of the Olympics. In Paris 1900 Olympic Games, there were only two participants, the Great Britain and France with the former winning gold after a 158-run victory.
Bingo!! You have reached the end of this quiz. Wasn’t it fun! Totally, more than 200 countries, 35 different sports, 53 disciplines and more than 400 events all just to bring up the sports culture. If you too are into some sport, train yourselves for the big Olympics!! Before that, check your scores..