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Modern olympics oscar sam

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Modern olympics oscar sam

  1. 1. The Modern Olympics By Oscar and Sam
  2. 2. Baron Pierre de CoubertinBaron Pierre de Coubertin was from France and wasborn January 1st 1863 and died 2nd september 1937.Baron Pierre de Coubertin brought the ideas of theancient olympics and adapted them to the modernworld.He cared the idea of peaceful competion uponnations.He also came up with the idea of the olympicring and Olympic torch as a symbol of the Olympicswith the peaceful competion.Also bring the idea ofmodern sports to the competion.He founded the Olympic committee which resulted in the 1stOlympic games being held in 1896 in Athens, Greece
  3. 3. Olympic MascotsWenlock and Mandeville are the London Olympicmascots designed by iris, a London-based creativeagency.The 2 mascots are able for rent at a price of£850 in london for a day at an event.The mascotswere unveiled on 19 May 2010 this marks the secondtime that both Olympic and Paralympic mascots wereunveiled at the same time.
  4. 4. In June 2012, Boyle showcased the London Olympicopening ceremony preview, which promised a hugeset of rural Britain consisting of "A village cricketteam, 12 horses, 10 chickens, 70 sheep, a model ofGlastonbury Tor, two mosh pits, and the largestharmonically-tuned bell in the world", as well as arain-producing cloud.survival, a single released by the English band Muse,will be the official song of the Olympics. It will be
  5. 5. Olympic flagThe 5 rings on the flag represents the 5 continentsthat represent in the olympicsIt was introduced in 1914De Coubertin may have been inspired by an Dunloptires magazine ad depicting five bicycle tires, whichappeared at the time he invented his design,according to historian Karl Lennantz.
  6. 6. Olympic Host CitiesThere have been 28 summer olympicsLondon have 3 timesLondon has held it 3 times followed by athens, parisand los angeles on 2.De Coubertin may have been inspired by an Dunloptires magazine ad depicting five bicycle tires, whichappeared at the time he invented his design,according to historian Karl Lennantz.

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