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  • 1. BARON PIERRE DE COUBERTIN Baron Pierre De Coubertin. Baron Pierre De Coubertin was born on 1st january 1863 and died in 1937. Baron was the founder of the I.O.C(international olympic committee) and the modern olympics in 1896. They would be held every 4 years and there were 302 events and 28 sports. 76 countrys would attend. Baron thought that only amateurs should be allowed to enter because trained athletes would just beat them.
  • 2. MASCOTS!Who are they? The London 2012Olympic mascots are wenlock andmandevillie. they are one eyed robots.Who created them? In 2008 the londonolympic committee ran a poll to see whocould come up with the best idea for amascot. After deciding the winningmascots they sent the idea to a londoncreative agency iris who did the rest.
  • 3. THE OLYMPIC FLAGWhat is the point of the colors? The colorson the flag are to represent the 5 majorplaces in the world: Afrca, the Americas,Asia, Europe and Oceana. these colors alsofeature in all the flags in the world!