The Olympic games are about bringing the best athletes from around the world to compete in events. Athletes compete for the chance to win the gold medal.
No they can not
It varies but, 10,568 competed at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games and about 2,800 athletes are expected to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
There are 215 athletes from the United States participating in the Sochi Olympics.
The US has 596 athletes competing in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
According to the United States Olympic Committee, the US sent 613 athletes to compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens and 211 athletes to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin.
No they cannot be paid if they compete in the Olympic games, they are amateurs until they are paid professionally, then they can no longer compete in the Olympic games.
Canada planned to send 331 ahtletes to compete in the 2008 olympic games
For international fame.
Around 10,500 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are expected to participate
what kinds of events make up theOlympic games, and what athletics compete in them?
They were naked and only men could compete or watch the games.
There will be 302 events that the athletes will compete in
Every country decides on its own that how many athletes it will send to olympic, first they compete before olympic and those who qulify have given chance in olympic.
The Russian Olympic Committee sent a total of 436 athletes to the Games, 208 men and 228 women, to compete in 24 sports.
Only amateur athletes are supposed to be allowed to compete.
The Olympic Games Movement was an idea that came out of Paris in the 1880s. Specifically, the movement stated that the Olympic games should be resurrected because they give athletes a chance to push their bodies to the limit, and allow athletes to compete with the very best on Earth.
At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games the age requirement was only 14 years old. Many young 14 year old athletes competed in the games.
Saudi Arabia sent athletes to the 2008 Olympic Games to compete in Shooting, Equestrian, and Weightlifting.
1980 Summer Games in Moscow. They sent 14 athletes to compete in swimming and athletics without winning a medal.