Created in Greece in776 BC.Name : comes fromOlympia.Founded by Heracles“Panhellenic”:mysticdimension.
«Citius,Altius,Fortius» = «Swifter, Higher, Stron ger« encourage the athletes to give his/her best during competition and to view this effort as a victory in itself. «Inspire andgeneration»the official motto for the
RESPECT: Fair place, knowing one’s own limits and taking care of one’s helth and enviroment. EXCELLENCE: how to givethe best of one self, on the fieldof playing or in life, taking partand progressive according toonce’s own objectives. FRIENDSHIP:how, troughsports, we can understandeach other, despite any
The Olympic Games were cancelled in 1916,1940, 1944 because of the First World War and The Second World War. 1916 - 1940- 1944
The Olympic Rings: - designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin(founder of the modern Olympic Games)- represent the fiveinhabited continents of theworld, united byOlympism, while the sixcolors are those that appear
First:1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, France An animal that is native tothe country or a human Schussfigure that represents theculture of that country. London 2012: Wenlock and Mandeville
1984 1988 Los Angeles Calgary - USA Canada 1972 1976Munich - Innsbruck -Germany Austria 1988 Seoul – South 1976 Korea 1980 Montreal Lake Placid - - Canada USA 1984 1980 Sarajevo - 2010Moscow - URSS Yugoslavia vancouver
1992 2002 2004 Albertville, France Salt Lake City - Athens - USA Greece 1996 Atlanta - USA 2006 1994 Turin - Italy 2000 Sydney - 1998 Australia 2008Nagano - Japan Beijing - China
A sport that requires little equipment and is enjoyed at a wide range ofcompetitive levels. Provides an effective cardiovascular workout and can burn more than 500 calories per Many different styles
A major international multi-sport event where athletes with a physical disability compete. Motto: „Spirit in motion‟ Origin: -Ludwig Guttmann (England doctor) -World War II
First Game for athletes witha disability:-1948 in StokeMandeville, England(veterans)First Paralympic Game :-Rome, Italy, in 1960( 400 athletes from 23countries competed in eight
• Olympic torch :Berlin Games in 1936.• -Carried by athletes, leaders, celebrities and ordinary people alike• - A new Olympic torch is designed for each of the games. using a parabolic mirror to focus the rays of the Sun
Special cases: - electronically transmitted via satellite for Montreal 1976 -submerged underwater without being extinguished for Sydney 2000.
First Olympic Game- participants should respond to two big criterias: athlete should be a Greek and a free man( women, foreigners and slaves were excluded ) There are two edition of Olympic and Paralympic games (summer- winter)