Friday, 29 July 2016

Olympic Games History

Have you heard of the history Ancient Olympic Games? It began at 776 BC in Olympia. There was only one event, which was the 200 yard spired. It was only for men competed in the nude. The religious festival was honour the god of Zeus, It is held every four years (Olympiads).

In 391 AD Rome invaded Greece. Two years later the Olympic games were abolished. In 1896 a french-man re-started the Modern Olympic games. Four year later in 1900 women were allowed to compete in the olympic games. In 1936 first olympics TV then it becomes the world wide event. IOC - International Olympic Committee look after the olympic games.

This year the Olympic games are in Rio, Brazil 2016 games. It starts on the 5th of August and it finishes on the 21st of August. I support Jamaica and Germany.      
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