Where were the first Olympics
held? Olympia, Greece What were the first Olympic events? Running Jumping Discus throw Throwing a flat stone Wrestling Boxing Pankration Martial art combining wrestling and boxing Equestrian events These included horse races and chariot
What do the ring colors
mean? Every country has a flag and each flag has different colors. All the colors of each flag can be found in the 5 colors of the rings and white background. These are some examples of flags from the different continents.
Olympic Motto Olympic Creed The
most important thing in the Olympic games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. Swifter, Higher, Stronger
Are the Olympics at the
same place every year? No. The Olympics change places every time. Winter Olympics happen in cold places and Summer Olympics happen in warm places. How often are there Olympics? There are two kinds of Olympics, Summer and Winter. Summer Olympics happen every 4 years and Winter Olympics happen every 4 years. Winter Summer Winter Summer 6 5 4 3 2 1 This Year
Will it be Summer or
Winter Olympics? Summer When is the next Olympics going to happen? 08/ 08/ 08 = August 8 th , 2008 Where will the Summer Olympics be held at? Beijing,China
Beibei the Fish Prosperity &
Harvest Jingjing the Panda Happiness Huanhuan the Olympic Flame Passion for the Sport Yingying the Tibetan Antelope Strength of the Body Nini the Swallow Good Luck Put all the names together = Welcome to Bejing Mascots of the Olympics
How do the Olympics start?
In Greece where the first Olympics were held, a torch is lit and runners carry the torch across the continents to let everyone know the Olympic games are about to start.