In the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, 6296 men and 4329 women competed, for a total of 10625 participating athletes from 201 countries.
men competed in the first Olympic games women didn't have the rights.
Yes ... men have competed in shotput since the 1896 Summer Games in Athens and women since the 1948 Summer Games in London.
10,568 (5,892 men, 4,676 women) from 204 Olympic teams competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Women did not compete in the Olympics. The first Olympic Games that women competed in were the 1900 Games in Paris. Women competed in golf, tennis, and croquet in 1900.
One, the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. She won gold in women's 100 meter dash at the 2008 Games.
None, they were in the kitchen
In 1900, women first competed in the Paris Olympic Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf. Women first competed in swimming Olympic events in 1912.
Women competed at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1900 Paris Olympics.
Men's handball debuted at the 1936 Games in Berlin and then was not held again until the 1972 Games in Munich. It has been competed in every Summer Games since 1972. Women's handball debuted at the 1976 Games in Montreal and has been competed in every Summer Games since then.
Men have competed in Olympic discus since the first Modern Olympics in 1896. Women have competed in Olympic discus since 1928.
That was the 1900 Games in Paris where women competed in golf, tennis, and croquet.
It was the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France when women first copeted in the games
Women first competed at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. The events they competed in were golf, tennis, and croquet.
That was the 1996 Games in Atlanta when Lida Fariman competed in the women's 10 meter air rifle competition. She wound up finishing in 46th place.
Men competed in pentathlon beginning at the 1912 Games in Stockholm for 3 Olympic Games. Men's pentathlon was dropped after the 1924 Games. Women competed in pentathlon beginning at the 1964 Games in Tokyo for 5 Olympic Games. Starting in 1984 women began competing in heptathlon.
Men. Women were not allowed to watch the Olympic games. (Good thing really since the competitors competed nude)
The first Olympic Games to include female athletes was the 1900 Olympic games in Paris. Twenty two women competed that year in five sports events.
Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games in lawn tennis and golf.
Women are allowed at both the winter and summer Olympics
2,566 (1044 women, 1522 men) athletes competed from 82 nations at the 2010 Olympics.
Long jump has been an Olympic event since the Modern Olympics began in 1896. Men have competed in Olympic long jump since 1896. Women have competed in Olympic long jump since 1948.
Valerie Vili has competed in 2 Olympic Games. She finished 8th in women's shot put at the 2004 Games in Athens and won the gold medal in women's shot put at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
A total of 128 athletes competed across the four events: the men's individual, women's individual, men's team and women's team
Croquet, Tennis, and Golf were the first events women competed at in the 1900 Games in Paris. The first event that a woman won a gold medal in was tennis.
Women first competed in the Olympic Games in 1900. Charlotte Cooper became the first female Olympic Champion. She won the tennis singles.