the qualities to be an Olympic athlete are strength,power,speed,balince
There are 204 different countries or National Olympic Committees NOCs as they are called
You have to join your country's olympic athlete team. Then you can go to the olympics.
An Olympic athlete or Olympian competes in the Olympics.
people have to practice as much as they can to be like an olympic athlete because you are representing your country.
Four athletes will be competing in the Olympics under the Independent Olympic Athletes "country" with the Olympic flag.One athlete is from South Sudan, two from CuraÃ§ao, and fourth from the Netherlands.
People come from different countries to participate in the Olympic Games. Many of these countries are on different continents, however the athletes represent their country not their continent.
In the modern olympics, countries and cities takes turns hosting the olympics. So it's different from time to time.
Olympic athletes are not paid.
16 different countries participated in the first winter olympic games in Chamonix, France in 1924.
Michael Phelps, 8.
No athlete from Laos has ever won an Olympic medal.
David Phelps became the most decorated athlete in the 2012 Olympic games with 22 medals in his Olympic career
Michael Phelps in swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.
Those countries that have a National Olympic Committee are eligible to participate in the Olympics.
A total of 37 nations were represented at the 1932 Games. Colombia and the Republic of China (with a single athlete) made their first appearance at the Olympic Games.
Ian Millar has competed in the most Olympic games with 10 appearances.
Tom Daley is an Olympic Diver and will be performing for Britain in the 2012 London Olympics.
The colors of the Olympic flag represent internationality. The purpose of it having different colors is to say and person, no matter what race, color, or country can be in the Olympics.All of the different countries
204 countries have sent a least one athlete
That would be fencer Aladar Gerevich of Hungary who won gold in team Sabre at the 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, and 1960 Olympics. He is the only athlete in the history of the Olympics to win gold in the same event in six different Olympic Games.
The Olympic flag has five rings. These rings, along with their five different colors, represent the international flavor of the Olympics. Specifically, they represent the colors on the flags of the participating countries in the 1912 Olympics.
There were either 13 or 14 countries with athletes at the 1896 Olympics. That is because Chile claims to have one athlete that ran in the 100 meter, 400 meter, and 800 meter races. No mention of this athlete appears in any official Olympic report. The 13 countries that had documented athletes at the first modern Olympics in 1896 were Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece (athletes from Cyprus and Smyrna were considered part of the Greek team), Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.
An athlete that represents the country where the Olympics are being held. For the 2010 Games in Vancouver, that will be an athlete that is representing Canada.