there were only two countries that competed in the first official summer games. Canada and the USA. also only 26 states competed from the USA. it was held on July 19 & 20, 1968.
Entry was by individuals, not countries.
The first Olympics that Lauren Mitchell competed in was the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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I think that Jamaica first competed in the Olympics in 1948. I think that Jamaica first competed in the Olympics in 1948.
Ancient Greeks competed in the first olympics.
The Olympics has never had all the countries compete together in any country.
America first competed in the Modern Olympics at the 1896 Games in Athens.
The first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Fourteen countries sent representatives to compete in this male only Olympics in Athens.
Women competed at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1900 Paris Olympics.
The first Olympics was in Athens, Greece on April 6, 1896. The countries that competed in it were: France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Chile, Denmark, Ireland, Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.
The first time women competed in the Olympics was 1900 in Paris, and the competitive event was croquet.
This is her first Olympics
The US first competed in the 1896 Olympics in Athens.
19 women competed in three sports (golf, croquet, tennis) at the 1900 Games in Paris, the first Olympics where women competed.
That was the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
The first Olympics were held in Greece but only slaves from different regions of Africa and the middle east competed as a source of entertainment for the Greek high class.
The first event competed at the Ancient Olympics was the stade race, a foot race of approximately 192 meters. The first event competed at the Modern Olympics was the 100 meter dash.
The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were the first Olympics at which a Canadian athlete participated.
Singapore first competed in the Olympics at the 1948 Summer Games in London.
There were no Winter Olympics in 1942.