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Where was the first ever recorded Olympic games held?

Athens, Greece


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.


Where were the first ever Olympic Games held?

In 776 BCE at Olympia in Elis in southern Greece.


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!


When did the first olympic games start?

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


What year and country were the first ever Olympics held?

The first modern Olympic games,were in Athens Greece in the year 1896...prior to that the games were held in Greece,and featured only Greek male athletes


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.


Which country were the first to light the olympic flame?

Greece, they were the first to ever have the Olympics


When and where were the first Olympics ever?

The ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus. However the first Olympic Games for which we have written records for were held in 776 BC, though it is generally believed that the Games had been going on for many years already. The very first modern Olympic Games opened in the first week of April 1896 in Athens, Greece.


When was the firs ever ancient Olympics?

The first ever olympic was held in Greece,Olympia


What was the only 'unofficial' Olympics ever held in the history of the modern Olympics?

I think it is the 1906 Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. It is not officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as it is the first and only mid-cycle Intercalated Games to be held in Athens, Greece where some traditons were embraced.


What was the first olympic games event ever?

The Triple Jump


Who won the first ever Olympic games?

misam bukhari


Did Greece have queens?

are u joking no way Greece never ever ever had queens in Greece women had no value they were not allowed to participate or watch olympic games. In the period from 500-336 BC Greece was divided into small city states, each of which was ruled by a king.


When where the first ever olymipic games held?

It was held in Olympia, Greece.


When was Corinth founded?

Corinth was founded during the first ever Olympic Games.


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


Why is it Greece that always lead the parade?

If you are referring to the Olympics, it's because the first ever Olympic game was held there, in Athens.


Has Kenya ever hosted the Olympic games?

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


Where does the Olympic flame start and finish and why?

The flame's journey starts in Olympia, Greece because it is the home of the Olympics, the town where the first ever Olympics took place. The flame's journey ends in the town that hosts the Olympics so the flame can light the Olympic cauldron and begin the Games.


Who was Australia's first ever Olympic gold medallist?

Edwin Flack for the Men's 800m in the first modern Olympics held in Athens, Greece in 1896


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.


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

James Connelly


Modern and ancient olympic games?

The Olympic games originated in Ancient Greece where they were held every four years as a festival of Zeus. They were held from 776 to BCE to 393 CE. The modern Olympics revived these ancient games in 1896 and have been held off and on ever since.