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Q: What was the first olympic games event ever?
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When were the first ever Olympic games?

The first Olympic games were in 776BC

Who did win the first olympic games?

A chef won the first ever Olympic games.

What important world event appears ever leap year?

Olympic Games

Who was the first winner of the olympic swimming?

The first ever swimming event held in the modern Olympic Games was the 100 meter freestyle on April 11, 1896. The winner was Alfred Hajos of Hungary in a time of 1:22.2.

Have Great Britain ever won Gold Silver and Bronze in one olympic event?

Great Britain has been competing in the Olympic Games since the first modern games were held in 1896. The team known as Team GB has not yet swept a single event at the games. However, that could change at the next games in Rio de Janeiro.

He prize for winning an event in the Olympic Games was?

A gold medal (no money will ever be awarded).

Who had the fastest fifty yard dash time ever recorded in the Olympic games and what was it?

The fifiy yard dash has never been an event in the Olympic Games. The shortest running event in the Games is the 100 meter dash and the Olympic record, as of the 2008 Games, is 9.84 set by Donovan Bailey of Canada set in 1996.

When and where have countries in south America ever hosted a olympic game?

The host city of the 2016 Olympic Games will be Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . This will mark the first time a South American city hosts the event.

Where was the first ever Olympic games?

The original Olympic Games were first recorded in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and were held until AD 393.

Was poetry ever an Olympic event?

No but they did share their poems they made for the olympics when it was first created

Who won the first ever Olympic games?

misam bukhari

Name the first Indian ever to win an individual gold medal in olympic games?

Abhinav Bindra, he won gold medal in 2007 Olympics in China in Shooting event.

Who won Australia's first ever Olympic gold medal and for what event?

i dont know but i think it was

Where was the first ever recorded Olympic games held?

Athens, Greece

When was Corinth founded?

Corinth was founded during the first ever Olympic Games.

What year was the first ever Olympic Games held in Greece?

776 BCE.

Who is the inventor of the Olympic Games?

The modern olympic games were invented by the frenchman Baron pierre de courbertin. The first ever olympics though, was in ancient greece!

Are there any countries that are participating for the first time ever in the 2008 Olympic Games?

Three countries made their first Olympic appearance at the 2008 Games in Beijing: Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, and Montenegro

How did fencing get started in the Olympics?

It started in 1896(first moddern Olympic games) and has been in them all ever since. It was decided by the hosts that that would be an extra event and has been on there as a mian from 1904.

What was the first ever olympic 100m sprint?

1896 Games in Athens. Frank Lane of the United States won the first ever Olympic heat in the 100 meters and Tom Burke of the United States won the first Olympic gold medal in the 100.

Has Kenya ever hosted the Olympic games?

No African or South American nation has ever hosting the Olympic Games.

Has Wimbledon ever hosted an olympic event?


When did the first olympic games start?

2788 years ago - 776 BC was the first ever olymic games held in Athens (Greece).

Who was the first person ever to win a gold medal at the olympic games?

James Connelly

How many Olympians are from Afghanistan in the 2012 Olympics?

Six Afghan athletes were selected for the Games. Rohullah Nikpai won Afghanistan's first ever Olympic medal at the 2008 Games and in 2012 won a bronze in the men's 68 kg taekwondo event .