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Olympijské hry

  1. 1. Olympics Games (Olympijské hry)
  2. 2. Olympics Games  Olympic Games  Olympic winners  You and sports
  3. 3. The Olympic Games – Introduction The modern Olympic Games are major international sports competition, held once every four years. Thousands of athletes from more than 200 nations participate in a variety of competitions. The first, second and third place finishers in each event get gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals.
  4. 4. The Olympic Games – History The first Olympic Games took place in Olympia (Greece) in the year 776 B.C. They included sports, but also literature, art, drama and music. The founder of modern Olympic Games was Pierre de Coubertin in the year 1896.
  5. 5. The Olympic Games – History Since 1924 there are two parts of the games • The winter part • The summer part which alternate once every two years.
  6. 6. The Olympic Games - Symbols The Olympic Flag Five rings on the white background symbolize five continents. The Olympic Flame Is lit in Olympia months before each Games in a ceremony that reflects ancient Greek rituals.
  7. 7. The Olympic Games - Symbols The Olympic mascot An animal or human figure representing the cultural heritage of the host country. The Olympic Motto "Faster, Higher, Stronger”
  8. 8. The Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony Artistic displays of music, singing, dance, and theater represent the culture of host nation. The athletes parade into the stadium grouped by nation. Speeches are given, formally opening the Games. Finally, the Olympic torch lights the Olympic flame.
  9. 9. The Summer Olympic Games The Summer Olympic program includes the following sports: aquatics (including swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, and water polo), archery, athletics (track and field), badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing and kayaking, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing
  10. 10. The Summer Olympic Games The Summer Olympic program includes the following sports: field hockey, football (soccer), gymnastics, team handball, judo, modern pentathlon, rowing, sailing (formerly yachting), shooting, softball, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, weightlifting, and wrestling
  11. 11. The Winter Olympic Games The Winter Olympic program includes sports played on snow or ice: biathlon, bobsledding, curling, ice hockey, ice skating (figure skating and speed skating), luge, skeleton (headfirst) sledding, skiing, ski jumping, and snowboarding
  12. 12. The Olympic Games - Closing Ceremony The closing ceremony of the Olympic Games takes place after all sporting events are finished. Flag-bearers from each country enter the stadium, followed by the athletes who enter together. The Games are officially closed, and the Olympic flame is extinguished.
  13. 13. Czech Olympic winners (Summer Olympic games - Men winners) The most famous Summer Olympic winners from Czech republic are: Emil Zatopek - runner-four gold medals-2x 10 000m,1x marathon and 1x 5000m. Ota Zaremba – weightlifting -1 gold medal from SOG Moscow 1980.
  14. 14. Czech Olympic winners (Summer Olympic games - Men winners) Martin Doktor – canoeist -2 gold medals from Atlanta 1996. Jan Zelezny - javelin throw -3 gold medals, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000),1 silver medal- (Soul 1988). Roman Sebrle – decathlon -1 gold medal from Athens 2004 and 1 silver medal from Sydney 2000.
  15. 15. Czech Olympic winners (Summer Olympic games - Women winners) Vera Caslavska - gymnastics- 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal from SOG Tokio in 1964 and 4 gold medals and 2 silver medals from SOG Mexico in 1968. Stepanka Hilgertova - canoe slalom - 2 gold medals - Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000.
  16. 16. Czech Olympic winners (Summer Olympic games - Women winners) Barbora Spotakova - javelin throw- 2 gold medals from Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Katerina Emmons – shooting - 1 gold and 1 silver medal from Beijing 2008 and bronze medal from Athens.
  17. 17. Czech Olympic winners (Winter Olympic games - Men winners) Czech Ice hockey team - ice hockey - one gold medal from Nagano 1998 and bronze medal from Torino 2006. Ales Valenta - freestyle skiing - one gold medal from Salt Lake City 2002. Lukas Bauer - Cross-country skiing - one silver medal from Torino 2006 and 2 bronze medals from Vancouver 2010).
  18. 18. Czech Olympic winners (Winter Olympic games - Women winners) Katerina Neumannova - Cross-country skiing - one gold medal from Torino 2006,4 silver medals (2x Salt Lake City 2002,1x Nagano 1998 and 1x Salt Lake City 2002) and one bronze medal from Nagano 1998. Martina Sablikova - speed skating - 2 gold medals from Vancouver 2010.