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Olympics

  1. 1. A history of Sochi, Russia and the 1st Olympics ever Dylan Kopplow, James Waldorf, and Jonathan Ester
  2. 2.     Sochi is a resort city located in Krasnodar krai, Russia. Sochi’s estimated population 360,000 Sochi is very close to the Black Sea Several matches of the FIFA World Cup will be held in Sochi, Russia in 2018
  3. 3.     WWII- It started when the Russians joined Germany to control Poland. Germany betrayed Russia and began to fight against them. Britain and the USA began to send supplies to Russia to help fight back. Russia eventually beat the Germans. Russia was a communist country.
  4. 4.    The winner of the Olympics were given an olive branch as a token of VICTORY! The 1st ancient Olympic games were traced back to 776 BC. The 1st Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece.
  5. 5.    Women we not allowed to compete in the Olympics. Married women weren’t allowed to even watch the Olympics!! All men who participated in the Olympics had to be fit, speak Greek, and be naked.
  6. 6.     The 1st modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece. The Olympic motto is: faster, higher, stronger In Latin: Citius, Altius, Fortius. The rings stand for the seven continents: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica isn’t included.
  7. 7. The U.S.A. is in second place behind Norway in the Winter Olympics and the world record. This year’s Winter Olympics had 14,000 torch bearers. It took 123 days to travel to get the torch all around.
  8. 8.    www.russiatrek.org James Waldorf Google Images http://www.ancientgreece.com  Olympic.org  Jonathan Ester  Dylan Kopplow

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