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    • 1. The Olympics By: Madeline AppleUs er-Define d Pl ac eh older Te xt
    • 2. The Games History of theThe Metals and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 3. The Opening CeremoniesThe Athletes from Greece walk into theStadium first in honor of the original gamesin GreeceThe athletes of the countries follow inalphabetical order by country according tothe spelling in the language of the hostcountryThe host countries athletes enter last
    • 4. The IOCThe International Olympics Committeemakes the decisions. It is basically thegovernment of the OlympicsThe IOC has to make sure that the host citiesprovide housing for athletes and coachesThe IOC chooses the host country and city 7years in advance to the actual games
    • 5. The Motto and Creed of the Olympics “Citius, Altius, Fortius” Means: Faster, Higher, Stronger The creed was written by Pierre de Coubertin it stated: "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most importantthing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to havefought well."
    • 6. The Games History of theThe Metals The Games and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 7. The Summer GamesThe summer games are held during thesummer. It depends on when summer occursin the host country.There are 300 separate eventsFor a new sport to be added, it must beplayed in 75 countries on 4 continents formenFor women, the sport must be played in 40countries on 3 continents
    • 8. The Winter GamesThe winter games are usually held inFebruaryFor a new winter sport to be added, it mustbe played in at least 25 countries on 3continentsIt includes 85 events with 2500 athletesfrom 80 countries
    • 9. 1932 Gamesheld in Los Angeles, first games to ever last lessthan 79 days, they lasted 16ever since the 1932 games, all the olympic eventshave only last 15-18 days
    • 10. 1936 GamesThese games were held in Berlin, and this is wherethe lighted torch was introducedThey were also the first games to be broadcasted onany form of televisionThese olympic games are known for Hitler’s failedattempt to prove his theory of Aryan racialsuperiority
    • 11. 1972 GamesSoon became known as the Munich MassacreOn September 5, eight palestinian guerrillas,belonged to an organization called the BlackSeptember Organization, broke in the OlympicVillage and they took eleven of the Israeli athletes,coaches, and officials, and kept them as hostages intheir apartments.During a rescue attempt all of the Israeli hostageswere killed.
    • 12. The Games History of theThe Metals The Games and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 13. The metalsThe top 3 finishers in each event receive amedal and a diploma.The next 5 also get a diploma but not ametalGold is first place, silver is second, andbronze goes to the third place winner
    • 14. The Games History of theThe Metals The Games and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 15. The Olympic CirclesDesigned by Pierre de Coubertin who wasthe founder of the modern olympicsDesigned to illustrate the worldThey represent the five major regions of theworld: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe,and OceaniaThey also represent passion, faith, victory,work ethic, and sportsmanship
    • 16. The Blue Circlethe blue circle represents passion
    • 17. The Yellow Circlethe yellow circle represents Faith
    • 18. The Black Circlethe black circle represents victory
    • 19. The Green Circlethe green circle represents work ethic
    • 20. The Red Circlethe red circle represents sportsmanship
    • 21. The Games History of theThe Metals The Games and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 22. The Torch and FlameIt was introduced by the Greeks representingthe theft of fire by Prometheus from Zeus
    • 23. The Games History of theThe Metals The Games and Highlights OlympicsThe Circles The Torch & Flame The Winner
    • 24. The PodiumEach Olympics has their own podiumIts designed to be unique at eacholympics 1st place stands the highest and in thecenter 2nd place stands just below 1st and to theright of 1st 3rd place stands just below 2nd and 1stand to the left of 1st1st has the national anthem of their home
    • 25. The Laurel WreathThe first place winner is rewarded with thisIt is the symbol of wealth and victory

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