America first competed in the Modern Olympics at the 1896 Games in Athens.
Women competed at the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1900 Paris Olympics.
The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were the first Olympics at which a Canadian athlete participated.
Finland was first invited to join the Olympics year 1896, but it didn't join. First time Finland competed at the Olympics in the year 1906.
No. Palestine first competed in 1996.
1924 (the first one)
1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Nigeria first competed in the Olympics at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki.
Qatar has competed in the Olympic games 8 times. The first year they competed in the Olympic Games was 1984, and they have participated in every one since then.
Tom first competed in the Olympics during 2008 when he was 14.
Spain first competed at the 1900 Summer Games in Paris.
Dorothy Hamill competed in the Olympics in 1976.
There were usually 130 people who competed each year.
The first time that women were allowed to compete in the Olympics was in 1900, at the Paris games. There were a total of 975 men and 22 women athletes at the Olympics that year. The women competed in tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrianism and golf.
Japan first sent athletes to the Summer Olympics in 1912 (Stockholm). Two Japanese athletes competed in athletics. Neither won a medal.
Men first played handball at the 1936 Games in Berlin. The event was then removed from the Olympics until the 1972 Games in Munich and has been competed in every Olympics since. Women first played handball at the 1976 Games in Montreal and the event has been competed in every Olympics since.
The 2008 Games in Beijing was the first for Tuvalu. They sent three athletes to compete in athletics and weightlifting. They won no medals.
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.
There are 51 Thai athletes participating in this year's olympics.
That was the 1920 Games in Antwerp when Australia and New Zealand first competed as separate nations.
Women first competed in the Olympic Games in 1900. Charlotte Cooper became the first female Olympic Champion. She won the tennis singles.
Summer Olympics occur in leap years. If the month of February has 29 days in the year, the Summer Olympics is scheduled to be competed.