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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: What happen on the first day of the ancient Olympics?
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How long was the first ancient Olympics?

The first ever Olympics lasted only one day but gradually grew to five.

How does ancient greek Olympics influence modern day sports?

The ancient Olympics influence the modern day Olympics because they are still in our lives. We wouldn't have all the sports we have today if it wasn't for the ancient times.

What was the second day of the ancient Olympics?

they had car races

How have the ancient Olympics impact on your modern day world?


What day did the Greeks not play Olympics?

The third day in the olympics was when the ancient Greeks didn't play any contests

When did ancient Greeks start Olympics?

The first ever ancient olympics were held in Olympia, Greece in 776BC. The only event that year was a single race around the stadium, and the games lasted one day.

What happend on Day 3 of the ancient Olympics?

boxing and wrestling

What is the second day in the ancient Olympics?

horse racing and pantathalon

What are the similarities and differences between ancient Olympics and modern day Olympics?

people are fatter these days

YWhen was the first horse in the Olympics?

The first horse's to enter the Olympic was in 776BC in the ancient games, this was the first recorded Olympic event. In modern day Olympics, the first equestrian events (horse events) were held in Hong Kong in 1952.

On what day were the first Olympics held?

As far as the ancient Olympics, that information is not known although historians agree that the year was 776 BC. As far as the modern Olympics, that was April 6, 1896. The first event competed was a preliminary heat in the 100 meter dash.

Where were modern Olympics first held?

the first modern day Olympics were held in Greece in 1896

What year was the first modern day olympics?

The year of the first modern day Olympics was 1896. The event was held in Athens, Greece.

What happend on the 1st to 6th day in the ancient Olympics?

There are only five days

What Sports were in the Ancient Olympics?

The Ancient Olympics began as a one day event, but expanded to three days to accommodate each sport. Sports at the Ancient Olympics included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian.

Who was the first person to start the modern day Olympics?

When did the modern Olympics start When did the modern Olympics start

When is the first day of the Olympics?

8/8/08, if you mean 2008 Summer Olympics.

What day did the Olympics start?

The first Olympics game was played at Helsinki in 1928 in Greece.

Who made the Olympics?

The ancient Greeks did - and the site of the games was in Olympia, Greece. The modern Olympics were started in the 1890s by a French nobleman, and have continued to this day.

Where there any other contests like the Ancient Greek Olympics?

they are around us every day... wrestling is a game that was held in greek Olympics

Why was the first modern olympics held in Greece?

The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, because Greece 'invented' the Olympics in ancient times. The date was 1896. During WW2 they were suspended of course. They were scheduled for 1940 as they were in Berlin in 1936. Hitler got into the way for the never held 1940 Olympics. I have a comment on the modern day Olympics. In ancient Greece the idea was to credit the individual winners .. they were never intended to be a contest as to how many medals a country won. In ancient Greece the city states entered athletes but as example Sparta did not gather medals...

Who organized the first modern day Olympics?

Baron Coubertin

When did the first modern day Olympics take place?


When was the first greek Olympics?

1800 Was the day the greek olymipic.

What is 'modern day Olympics'?

The Olympic Games that have been played since 1896 are called the 'modern Olympics'. The Olympics started in 776 BC in Greece. If you hear the term 'Ancient Olympics', that means the Olympics that were played long, long ago.