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The first Olympic Games were born in 776B.C in Greece. They were organized every four summers andlasted five days. Women were not allowed to participate,only men who spoke Greek could compete.
“Citius, Altius, Fortius” Respect Fellowship Labour Self-control Effort Spirit of Sacrifice Dedication Discipline Commitment Desire to Excel Integration Trust
“Athlete of the Millenium”The figure represents the essence of the aspirations ofSydney at the games.That year, the Olimpics had three mascots: Olly: for the Olympics and the Olympic Spirit. Syd: for Sydney. Millie: for the Games of the new Millenium.
Olympic sport of combat using only feet, hands and otherbody parts instead of weapons.It is based on respect, self-discipline and self-defence.The philosophy of Taekwondo has six principles: Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self-control, Indomitable spirit, Love of silence .
There are seven different colours of belts:White, symbolizes the innocence, Yellow, symbolizes the Earth, Orange, symbolizes growth, Green, symbolizes the plant, Blue, symbolizes the sky, Brown or red, symbolizes danger, Black, symbolizes the opposite of white.
Competitions for athletes with certain types of disabilities.These are: Wheelchair, Cerebral Palsy, Visual deficiency, Motor deficiency, Intellectual deficiency, Down-syndrome.
The first time that the Olympic Games were broadcast ontelevision was in 1936. In 1920, the oringinal Olympic flag was stolen by an americanathlete and it was returned after 80 years. The first official mascot of the Olympic Games was Waldi thedachshund. The Olympic Games opened doors for females in 1900; theparticipation of them was limited exclusively to golf and tennis. In 1916, 1940 and 1944 the modern Olympics were bannedbecause of military problems (First and Second world wars).
Members of the group: Kessler, Vanina Otamendi, Samanta Sanchez, Gisela