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Where were the first summer Olympic games held and how long ago were they?

The first Olympics were at Olympia in 776 B.C.E.The first moderm Olympics were at Athens, Greece in 1896 C.E.

How long was figure skating have been part of the Olympics?

Figure skating has been part of the olympic games since 1908, where it was first part of the summer Olympics. In 1924, it was first introduced to the winter Olympics. Your question does not specify which Olympics, but it was in the summer Olympics 102 years ago. It has been in the winter Olympics for 86 years, and been in all 21 winter Olympic games since then.

How long ago were the first modern Olympics games held?

The first summer modern Olympics was in 1896. These were officially know as the Games of the I Olympiad. It was a multi sport event, celebrated in Athens, Greece from the 6th to 15th April 1896.

How long ago were the Olympics in US?

The last Winter Olympics in the US was in 2002 in Salt Lake City. The last Summer Olympics in the US was in 1996 in Atlanta.

Was the first Olympics in the 1800s?

No but it was a long time ago

When and where were the first summer Olympics held?

Atens Greece more than 2500 years ago

How long ago were the first morden Olympics games held?

The first modern olympics were in 1896, in Athens Greece.

How long ago and where were the first modern Olympics held?

they were held in 1896 in Athens, 119 years ago.

Was the first Olympics a summer or a winter olym pics?

the very first was in Greece a couple of thousand years ago and would be summer games because Greece has warm weather the very first was in Greece a couple of thousand years ago and would be summer games because Greece has warm weather the very first was in Greece a couple of thousand years ago and would be summer games because Greece has warm weather

How many Olympic games were there in a year?

The summer Olympics and the winter Olympics are held every four years. They use to be held in the same year, but, a few years ago, they were changed, so the winter Olympics and the summer Olympics are separated by two years. There are summer Olympics in 2012, then in 2016, and 2020. The next winter Olympics are in 2014, 2018, then 2022.

Why were there no winter Olympics in 1970?

The Olympics are every 4 years. There were Winter Olympics in 1968 and 1972, but, not in 1970. The idea of have the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics in different even number years is something that was started just a few years ago. The two events used to be held in the same year. There were Summer Olympics in 1968 and 1972 (where the Israeli athletes were murdered), but, no Summer, or Winter, Olympics were held in 1970.

How long ago were the Olympics created?

20 million years ago

Why are there no winter olympic games in 2012?

A few years ago, it was decided that the winter olypics and the summer olympics should not be held in the same year. The next winter olympics will be in 2014, then 2018, then 2022. The summer olympics are scheduled for 2012, 2016, 2020 then 2024.

Is it true that the first modern olympics were held in 1896?

The first modern Olympics were held in 1896, but the first ancient Olympics were held over 2500 years ago.

How long ago was 44 BC?

2053 years ago. I'm not sure they had the Olympics in 44BC.

What is 'modern day Olympics'?

The Olympic Games that have been played since 1896 are called the 'modern Olympics'. The Olympics started in 776 BC in Greece. If you hear the term 'Ancient Olympics', that means the Olympics that were played long, long ago.

What are the olyimpics?

The Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions with thousands of athletes from across the world. The Olympics Games originated long ago in ancient Greece.

Where and when were the first Olympics games held how is it different from today?

The first Olympic game was held in Rome a long time ago and it is different from today because they played with no clothes on, they were naked.

How long ago was the winter Olympics hosted in Canada?

The Olympics started on 2/12/10 (Opening Ceremony).

Why do Greece come out first?

the reason why Greece always comes out first at the Olympics is because they are the ones who hosted and started the Olympics centuries ago.

When was the first time a mascot was used at an Olympics?

400years ago

What year was Mario and sonic at the olympic games and winter games made?

They were both made in 2008 and released a few months before the 2008 Bejing Summer Olympics. I think a 2012 version came out not a long time ago.

When did sally Pearson first join the Olympics?

16 Year Ago I think

Why does Greece walk first?

Greece walks first because they were the ones who has to Olympics hundreds of years ago.

When was the long jump invented?

about 1896 and has a history in the ancient Olympics........ which is about 116 years ago