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  • Modern olympics gabby!

    1. 1. The Modern Olympics
    2. 2. The Modern Olympics By Gabriella Turner
    3. 3. The Modern Olympics By Gabriella TurnerAll Ab ou t th e Moder n Oly m pics
    4. 4. Where was he from?Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was born in Paris on 1January 1863 into an aristocratic family. He passed away on the 2 September 1937, in Geneva, Switzerland What did he play in bringing the Olympics to the worldHis idea of restarting the Olympic games was soon caught on.In 1894 the International Olympic Committee was set up and the first Modern Olympics were to be arranged and held in Athens, Greece.
    5. 5. Where was he from?Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was born in Paris on 1January 1863 into an aristocratic family. He passed away on the 2 September 1937, in Geneva, Switzerland What did he play in bringing the Olympics to the worldHis idea of restarting the Olympic games was soon caught on.In 1894 the International Olympic Committee was set up and the first Modern Olympics were to be arranged and held in Athens, Greece.
    6. 6. Baron Pierre de Coubertin Where was he from?Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was born in Paris on 1January 1863 into an aristocratic family. He passed away on the 2 September 1937, in Geneva, Switzerland What did he play in bringing the Olympics to the worldHis idea of restarting the Olympic games was soon caught on.In 1894 the International Olympic Committee was set up and the first Modern Olympics were to be arranged and held in Athens, Greece.
    7. 7. How many times have London hosted the Olympic Games? London has hosted the Olympics 3 times. The first Games in London wasin 1908, the 1944 Olympics, however, were cancelled due to World War 2. The third time is in 2012, which is this year. How many Summer Olympics have been held? There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games since 1896.
    8. 8. Host CitiesHow many times have London hosted the Olympic Games? London has hosted the Olympics 3 times. The first Games in London wasin 1908, the 1944 Olympics, however, were cancelled due to World War 2. The third time is in 2012, which is this year. How many Summer Olympics have been held? There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games since 1896.
    9. 9. What does it represent? The five rings represent the five continents of the world. Africa, theAmericas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Every national flag in the world has at least on of these colours-blue, black, red, yellow, and green. When was it introduced? The rings were formed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, in 1913, when he saw a similar design in Greece.
    10. 10. Olympic Flag What does it represent? The five rings represent the five continents of the world. Africa, theAmericas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Every national flag in the world has at least on of these colours-blue, black, red, yellow, and green. When was it introduced? The rings were formed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, in 1913, when he saw a similar design in Greece.
    11. 11. What Ceremonies are held at each Olympics?The opening ceremonies represent the official commencement of acelebration of the Olympic Games. In recent Olympics though, athleticcompetition has begun prior to the opening ceremonies.In contrast to theopening ceremonies, many of the elements of the closing ceremonies aregoverned more by tradition than official mandate. Usually flag bearersfrom each participating country enter the stadium in single file, andbehind them march all of the athletes without any distinction or groupingby nationality.After each Olympic event is completed a medal ceremony isheld. The summer games would usually conduct the ceremoniesimmediately after the event at the respective venues
    12. 12. CeremoniesWhat Ceremonies are held at each Olympics?The opening ceremonies represent the official commencement of acelebration of the Olympic Games. In recent Olympics though, athleticcompetition has begun prior to the opening ceremonies.In contrast to theopening ceremonies, many of the elements of the closing ceremonies aregoverned more by tradition than official mandate. Usually flag bearersfrom each participating country enter the stadium in single file, andbehind them march all of the athletes without any distinction or groupingby nationality.After each Olympic event is completed a medal ceremony isheld. The summer games would usually conduct the ceremoniesimmediately after the event at the respective venues
    13. 13. CeremoniesWhat Ceremonies are held at each Olympics?The opening ceremonies represent the official commencement of acelebration of the Olympic Games. In recent Olympics though, athleticcompetition has begun prior to the opening ceremonies.In contrast to theopening ceremonies, many of the elements of the closing ceremonies aregoverned more by tradition than official mandate. Usually flag bearersfrom each participating country enter the stadium in single file, andbehind them march all of the athletes without any distinction or groupingby nationality.After each Olympic event is completed a medal ceremony isheld. The summer games would usually conduct the ceremoniesimmediately after the event at the respective venues
    14. 14. What is it?Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the 2012 SummerOlympics, which are being held in London. The mascots were created anddesigned by iris, a London-based creative agency.
    15. 15. MascotsWhat is it?Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the 2012 SummerOlympics, which are being held in London. The mascots were created anddesigned by iris, a London-based creative agency.

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