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They represent their country and their love of their sport.

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Q: What do athletes represent in the Olympic Games?
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How many athletes represent Lebanon in the 2008 olympic games?

there is 6 athletes representing lebanon

How many athletes will represent the Olympic contingent from Madagascar at the London games?

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Do the olympic rings represent faster farthest strongest etc?

No. The five rings on the Olympic flag represent the 5 continents from which athletes come to particpate in the games.

Who pays for Olympic athletes travel?

The Olympic committee in the country they represent.

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How many athletes are competing in the olympic games 2008 Beijing?

There are approximately 10500 athletes competing in the 2008 Olympic games.

How many US athletes compete in the 2008 olympic games?

The US has 596 athletes competing in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Why are the Olympic rings so important at the Olympic games?

Actually I think the rings are more important in promoting the Olympic games than at the games themselves, but the five interlocking rings represent the union of the five main regions of the world by the meeting of their athletes.

Where do the athletes live during the Olympic games?

In the Olympic Village.

How many athletes were in the 776 BC Olympic Games?

It is not known how many athletes were at the 776 BC Olympic Games. The early Olympic games were held every 4 years in Olympia, Greece.

How many athletes will be at the London Olympic games?

there will be approx 10.500 athletes

What are the traditions for the Olympic games?

The traditions for the Olympic games are the Olympic torch, the welcoming of the athletes and the opening and closing ceremony.

What are the Olympic games about?

The Olympic games are about bringing the best athletes from around the world to compete in events. Athletes compete for the chance to win the gold medal.

Can professional athletes compete at the Olympic games?

No they can not

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How are athletes chosen for the olympic games?


What is NOCs in Olympics?

A NOC is a National Olympic Committee. Basically what they do is they represent a country, and it is up to them to decide which athletes participate in the Olympic games from the country. They also nominate their cities for candidates for future Olympic game venues.

How many athletes competing in the 2008 Olympic German team?

463 athletes represented Germany in the 2008 Olympic Games.

Were ancient Olympic athletes better than modern athletes?

What year did the first ancient olympic games take place

How many athletes from the US participate in the Olympics?

According to the United States Olympic Committee, the US sent 613 athletes to compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens and 211 athletes to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin.

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the olympic games

Why have the Olympic flame?

it is to represent the opening of the olympic games

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An estimated 10,500 athletes will be competing in the 2012 Olympic Games.

How many athletes are on the Olympic team from Lebanon?

Lebanon's National Olympic Committee sent 8 athletes to the 2004 Games in Athens.

How many South African athletes participated in the 2008 Olympic Games?

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