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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: In the summer only Olympics in 1948 who took the first place in the high jump becoming the first African American woman to win the gold medal?
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Jesse Owens at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

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Who was the first African American women in the Olympics?

The first African-American women to actually compete in the Olympics was Tidye Pickett in 80 meter hurdles at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin. She was knocked out in the semi-finals. Four years earlier, at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles, Pickett and Louise Stokes were members of the 4x100 meter relay team but did not compete.

Who is the first African American female to be an olympic gold medalist?

The first African American woman to win a gold medal was Alice Coachman of Albany, Georgia who won the high jump event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.

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No city in Africa has ever held the Summer Olympic Games.

Who in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul Korea won gold medals in the 100 200 and 400 meter relay she was African American?

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Is there ice skating in the summer Olympics?

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Why was gabby Douglas important?

Gabby Douglas is important because she is a the first African American to compete in the Olympics and win the all around individual event she also won the team gold medal for the U.S. at the 2012 summer Olympics

Does it have to be in the summer?

The Olympics should be in summer because they called it Summer Olympics

Is soccer in the winter or summer Olympics?

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When was he first summer Olympics?

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