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Olympics katherine barton

  1. 1. The OlympicsKatherine Barton
  2. 2. The Olympics has been around for manyyears.We now have many knew sports thattake place now rather than the sports that tookplace in Ancient Greece. I find the Olympics tobe interesting and inspiring.
  3. 3. The first Olympic gamerecorded was in 776BC.
  4. 4. What do the Colors on theOlympic Rings stand for?
  5. 5. The colors on the Olympic rings came from thecolors that appeared on all the national flags ofthe world.
  6. 6. Sports
  7. 7. Swimming has been a sport at everymodern summer Olympics.
  8. 8. Michael Phelps is a retired Americanswimmer and the most decorated Olympianof all time, with a total of 22 medals.
  9. 9. Gymnastic events have been contested atevery Summer Olympic Games since the birthof the modern Olympic movement at the 1896Summer Olympics in Athens.
  10. 10. Gabby Douglas is amember of the U.S.Women’s Gymnasticsteam at the 2012Summer Olympics,she won gold metalsin both the individualand team all-aroundcompetitions.http://www.youtube.com/watch?
  11. 11. Tennis at the summer olympics inLondon in 2012 were staged at the AllEngland Club Wimbledon.
  12. 12. Maria Sharapova is aRussian professionaltennis player who isranked World No. 2by theWomen’sTennisAssociation.tennis player who isranked World No. 2by theWomen’sTennisAssociation.
  13. 13. Basketball at the SummerOlympics has been a sport formen since 1936.
  14. 14. LaBron James is an AmericanProfessional basketball playerfor the Miami Heat of theNBA and the USA team forthe Olympics.
  15. 15. Volleyball has been an indoorsport at the Summer OlympicGames since 1964.
  16. 16. Kerri Walsh is partners withMisty May Treanor, they arethe best beach volleyballteam in the world.
  17. 17. Figure Skating wascontested in the Olympic Gamessince the 1908 Summer Olympics.
  18. 18. KimYu-Na is a South Koreanfigure skater who was achampion in the 2010 ladies’singles.
  19. 19. As you have read in my report all about theolympics you can better understand the historybehind the Olympics, you have also learnedabout many famous people who haveparticipated in the Olympics.
  20. 20. ThankYouwww.google.comwww.wikepidia.comwww.youtube.com

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