no women did not compete in the modern olympics
they still do not compete in the olympics........
At the first Olympics in 1896.
The first participation of Romania was in 1924 (Paris).
The first Philippine basketball team to compete in the Olympics was at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin .... they finished 5th.
1896, for the modern olympics.
I don't know that history has recorded the first woman to compete in the Olympics. History has recorded that the first woman to win a gold medal was Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain who won gold in ladies singles tennis in the 1900 Olympics in Paris. The 1900 Olympics were the second Olympics of the modern era and the first that women were allowed to compete in. Women were not allowed to compete in the first modern Olympics held in Greece in 1896.
See the Romanian team at: http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/NOC/ROU.shtml
first you go to olympic trials pass that and you're are in the Olympics
The IOC voted to allow professionals to compete in the Olympics in 1986. The 1988 Games were the first to have professionals compete.
Singapore first competed in the Olympics at the 1948 Summer Games in London.
At London 2012, 3 countries allowed women to compete at the Olympics for the first time. These were Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei.
I think that Jamaica first competed in the Olympics in 1948. I think that Jamaica first competed in the Olympics in 1948.
1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
The country known as Zimbabwe first competed in the Olympics at the 1980 Games in Moscow.