I watched this BTN clip and then answered 10 questions about the Olympic Games.
1.The olympic games is a gathering where people across the world are appreciated to play the sports the love and compete for pride,happiness and joy to their country. The Olympic Games were played in great spirit and brought happiness to all. No matter how rich or poor you were you were at the Olympic Games you were one and one as all appreciated.
2.The first Olympic Games were held April 6, 1896.
3.The ancient Olympics were as much a religious festival as an athletic event. The games were held in honour of the Greek god Zeus.
4.On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece, with athletes from 14 countries participating.
5.The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian events.
6.The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., when a cook named Coroebus won the only event–a 192-meter footrace called the stade–to become the first Olympic champion. So yes it is true.
7.The honors and prizes that Olympic victors received reflected the philosophy of amateurism central to the Games. In ancient Greece there were two kinds of games: the “stephanos” (sacred) in which the prize was a wreath, and the “thematikoi,” in which winners also received a monetary award.
8.The first Olympic Games were held in 1896.
9.Both Olympic Games are every 4 years and they both have equestrian, long jump, running, shot put, javelin and boxing.
Fact1 There were 7 sports in the ancient Olympic Games
Fact2 In the ancient Olympic games they competed naked- that would be hard for boxers!
Fact3 There was only 1 winner of the first ancient Olympic Games.