The first ever Olympics lasted only one day but gradually grew to five.
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.
they had car races
The third day in the olympics was when the ancient Greeks didn't play any contests
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.
boxing and wrestling
horse racing and pantathalon
people are fatter these days
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.
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.
the first modern day Olympics were held in Greece in 1896
The year of the first modern day Olympics was 1896. The event was held in Athens, Greece.
There are only five days
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.
When did the modern Olympics start When did the modern Olympics start
8/8/08, if you mean 2008 Summer Olympics.
The first Olympics game was played at Helsinki in 1928 in Greece.
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.
they are around us every day... wrestling is a game that was held in greek Olympics
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...
1800 Was the day the greek olymipic.
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.