Angelica Xavier Modern Olympic Keynote
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  • 1. Baron Pierre de Coubertin Baron Pierre de Coubertin was born on the 1st of January 1863 in Paris, France and died on the 2nd of September 1936 in Geneva, Switzerland aged 74.Pierre’s parents were Charles Louis Frédy Baron de Coubertin and Marie–Marcelle Gigault deCrisenoy. His siblings were Paul, Albert and Marie. He married Mary Rothan and they had a sonJacques and a daughter - both disabled. Pierre de Coubertin played a big part in bringing backthe Olympics. He got all is friends and work collegges and made a massive commite and bought back the olympic in 1896.
  • 2. Olympic Flag The Olympic Flag was introduced in 1914, when the International Olympic Committee held its 20th anniversary in Paris, France. The flag represents the five continents- Asia, Australasia, Africa, Europe, The Americas and AntarcticaThe White Background on the flag represents Antarctica, The Blue Ring on the flag represents Europe, theBlack ring Represents Africa, the Red ring represents the America’s, Yellow is Asia and Green is Australasia
  • 3. Host CitiesThere has been 28 summer olympic games and the country that has hosted it the most is athens Greece whichhave hosted in 3 times and the second most hosted games is Australia who have hosted it once in Sydney and once in Melbourne. London has hosted it 3 times (including 2012) they hosted it in 1948 and 1908 . the US has hosted it 3 times and they were both held it in Los angeles. The other one was held in Missouri. Did you know that Athens, Greece has hosted in 3 times and the second most hosted games is Australia who have hosted it in Sydney and melbourne. Paavo Nurmi lights the Olympic fire in Helsinki in 1952
  • 4. Torch Relay and Flame The Olympic Torch (also may be known as: Olympic Fire, Olympic Flame, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, or Olympic Sun) is a symbol of the Olympic Games. The Flame Commemorates the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games everThe Olympic Flame at the Berlin Games 1936 since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich. But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still happening in 2012!
  • 5. The Olympic Torch (also may be known as: Olympic Fire, Olympic Flame, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, or Olympic Sun) is a symbol of the Olympic Games. The Flame Commemorates the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games everThe Olympic Flame at the Berlin Games 1936 since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich. But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still happening in 2012!
  • 6. The Olympic Torch (also may be known as: Olympic Fire, Olympic Flame, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, or Olympic Sun) is a symbol of the Olympic Games. The Flame Commemorates the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games everThe Olympic Flame at the Berlin Games 1936 since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich. But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still happening in 2012!
  • 7. The Olympic Flame at the Berlin Games 1936
  • 8. The Olympic Flame at the Berlin Games 1936