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There are 202 countries in the world and in Athens 2004, all 202 countries entered teams for the first time ever.Men and wemen are allowed to compete in all the events that are performed during the Olympics.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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Q: How many countries have competed in the Olympics throughout history?
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What is the total number of countries that have competed in the Olympic Games?

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Why do we need to learn about the Olympics?

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