Here is a link to the map for participating countries, I looks like everyone is competing, however there are some countries that only have one athlete competing. China and the US have the most competing athletes.
It is because only flags of participating countries are allowed to be flown at the olympics. Scotland does not enter the olympics, Great Britain does, so only the Union Flag is allowed to be flown.
Only 80 countries participated at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, 66 nations (including USA) boycotted in protest of the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet troops.It was the lowest total of countries attended since the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, which had only 72 countries participating.
To be honest, i was wondering this for my geography homework, anyone able to answer it?
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/winter-olympics-2006countries.html 80 Two parts to this answer: 1) There are no 2006 Olympics. There are only Winter Olympics this year. 2) 80 or 81 countries, depending on whether you separate the two Koreas or not.
Niger, Africa has one athlete. I dont know what other countries have one athlete. GO NIGER!
The first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Fourteen countries sent representatives to compete in this male only Olympics in Athens.
Bulgaria is participating in the 2012 London Olympics.
At this stage it would be not certain as to which countries will compete. That will only become clear when the 2012 Olympics come closer. A lot can happen in the next 4 years that could determine who will attend them.Answer #2204 countries are participating in 2012 summer Olympics.
The difference is that in the Ancient times, there was only the Greeks doing it, which means there wasn't many participating. Now, there are more than 10,000 participating because it was brought to everyone around the world!
I think the earliest that China was in the olympic games was in 1956. go search wikipedia for it and scroll down to the list of participating countries. Australia was involved in the very first of the modern Olympic games in 1896 (although this is a debatable point). They have participated in every Olympics since, one of only a couple of countries to do so.
The modern Olympic Games is a competition between countries rather than individual people. Whilst most of the actual events are between individuals, there are a few, such as rowing events, which comprise teams rather than individuals. But people can only enter the Olympics if chosen by a participating country.
The 1936 summer Olympics were held in Berlin Germany. The total number of participating countries was 49 and almost 3963 athletes participated of which only 331 were women.
Australia and Greece are the only two countries who have participated in every Summer Olympics Games.
Australia, Switzerland, France, Great Britain and Greece have been represented at all Summer Olympics. France, Great Britain and Switzerland are the only countries to participate at every Winter Olympics. So three countries have been to every Olympics in the modern era - France, Great Britain and Switzerland. Australia, Switzerland, France, Great Britain and Greece have been represented at all Summer Olympics. France, Great Britain and Switzerland are the only countries to participate at every Winter Olympics. So three countries have been to every Olympics in the modern era - France, Great Britain and Switzerland.
The list is far to long there are 250 countries in F.I.F.A . And only 32 made it.
In The Ancient Olympics only men were. In the Modern Olympics Women were only aloowed to compete from 1930 onwards
There is no netball in the Olympics. Only in the Common Wealth Games.
Of 192 UN recognized countries, only one did not participate: Brunei, having failed to submit any athletes. Other places which did not enter for various reasons are as follows: Vatican City, Kosovo, and Western Sahara
Greace becauuse they made the Olympics so it was only fair
About 204 countries usually take part in the Summer Olympics. However, this this figure is lower for the Winter Olympics with only 88 countries.
9 + 196 =205
The first time the Summer Olympics were in London was in 1908. The second time was in 1948. London is the only city to have hosted the modern Summer Olympics three times, and the United Kingdom is one of only two countries that has hosted more than two modern Summer Olympics to date (the other is the United States, which has hosted four).
Ancient Olympics were only open to different greek regions.