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  • 1. Jésica Rainhart – Cielo Sampietro – Melisa Vazquez 1
  • 2. The Olympic Games is an international event featuring many sports, in which a lot of athletes participate invariety of competitions.This year the OlympicGames are takingplace in London. 2
  • 3. Do youknow that…The first Olympic Gamestook place in Greece, fromthe 8th century BC to the4th century AD. 3
  • 4. SWIFTERHIGHERSTRONGER 4
  • 5. The Olympic Games have threeimportant values which inspire as an individual and organizational levels 5
  • 6. Olympic Gameswere cancelledbecause of WorldWar IThe summer andwinter gamesof those years werecancelled becauseof World War II 6
  • 7. OLYMPIC SYMBOL: RINGS They represent the five continents. They are interlaced to show the universality and the meeting of the athletes of the world. 7
  • 8. OLYMPIC SPORTS Archery Athletics Badminton Basketball Boxing Canoe/Kayak Cycling/Biking Equestrian Fencing Football Gymnastics Handball Field hockey Judo Modern Pentathlon Rowing Sailing Shooting Swimming Table TennisTaekwondo Tennis Triathlon Volleyball Weightlifting Wrestling 8
  • 9. Swimming* It was included in 1896 the OlympicGames that were held in Greece .* Nowadays, a total of 950 competitors willtake part in 34 events in the Swimmingcompetition.*Women competed inswimming for the firsttimeat the Olympic in 1912. 9
  • 10. 1 9 4 8 The Paralympics games are a multi-sportsfor athletes with physical, mental and sensorial disabilities. 10
  • 11. FACTS*The first opening ceremonies were held during the 1908 Olympic Games in London.*The united states has won more medalsat the summer games thanany other country. 11
  • 12. *It wasn’t until 1900 thatwomen were allowed toparticipated in the OlympicGames.*The Berlin games in 1936 were the first gamesto be televised.*Africa, South Africa and Antarctica have never hosted an Olympics. 12