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the legend of how the Olympics started is how you look in the books about greek

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Q: What is the legend of how the Olympic Games started?
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Who started Olympic?

According to legend, Herakles and Zeus started the original Olympic Games. The modern, worldwide, Olympic Games were founded by Evangelis Zappas in 1859, but it was half a century before the Olympics would become the popular, regular event we see now.

Who started the olymipic games?

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Who started the olymic games?

Greece Started the olympic games

When do the winter olympic games start?

The winter olympic games started Feb the 12

Did the olympic games start in ancient Egypt?

No, the olympic games started in Ancient Greece

Why was it important that the 2004 Olympic Games take place in Athens?

That is where the Olympic Games started.

When did the Olympic Game start?

the olympic games started in 1896

What is the name of the Danish sailing legend who won 4 gold medals in the olympic games?

Paul Elvstrom was a sailing legend who won 4 gold medals in the Olympic games over his career.

Where was the olympic games started?


When was running first introduced to the olympic games?

Running has been in the Olympic games since they started.

Since the Inception of the Olympic Games how many Olympic Games have been contested?

Games was started in 1896. There have been 28 Olympic Games held.

What number is this 2008 Summer Olympics?

The modern Summer Olympic Games was started in 1896. There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games held. The modern Winter Olympic Games were started in 1924. There have been 20 Winter Olympic Games held.

What was the name of man who started olympic in Athens and Sparta?

The Olympic Games were not started in Athens or Sparta. They were at Olympia in Elis.

What country started the olympic games?


Why are the Olympic games and the Olympic winter games on different years?

Ever since the olympic games were every 4 years, so were the olympic winter games, and they probably started out in different years so they will always be that way.

Who supervises the modern olympic games?

The Baron de Coubertin supervised the Olympic Games for 29 years, from when it started.

Where do the Olympic games take place and which one is first?

Olympic games were initially started in in the city of Athens in 1896

What types of games did they do in the ancient Greek olympic games?

The played the olympic games, every 4 years that is how the Olympics started from the wonderful Greeks!

History of the olympic games?

the olympic games first started in 776 bc in Olympia and then carried on every 4 years

What did the ancient olympic games start?

it started in 1990

Why were Ancient Olympic games started?

To honor Zeus.

When did the London olympic games start?

The london games started in the year 1892

When the olympic games started did war happen in ancient Greece?

All wars were paused during the olympic games in ancient Greece.

What are the original olympic games?

The Olympic Games started in Greece, with most of the same events e.g. swimming and the javelin

History of the olymipic games?

Olympic games started in Greece BC. Offically started in the 18th or 19th century. The torch carrying was started by during WWII when the Olympic games was held in Germany. He did that to symbolise the German's superiority.

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