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When did South Africa compete in the Olympics for the first time?

they still do not compete in the olympics........

What year was the first woman able to compete in the Olympics?

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.

What countries allowed women to compete on the Olympics for the first time?

At London 2012, 3 countries allowed women to compete at the Olympics for the first time. These were Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei.

What is the name of the woman who won the 1896 Olympics 100m sprint?

There were no women's events in the 1896 Olympic Games because women were not allowed to compete. Women were first allowed to compete in the Olympics starting with the 1900 Games and women's athletics (Track and Field) did not begin until the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. The first woman to win the 100 meter dash in the Olympics was Elizabeth Robinson of the United States in a time of 12.2 seconds.

When did Finland first compete at the Olympics?

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.

What year did Shawn Johnson compete in the Olympics for the first time?

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What city hosted the Olympics the first time women were allowed to compete?

That would be Paris and the 1900 Summer Olympics. Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain was the first woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games when she won the Ladies Singles competition in tennis.

When did Luxembourg first compete in the Olympics?

Luxembourg first sent an official team to the Olympics at the 1912 Games in Stockholm. They sent 21 athletes to compete in gymnastics and athletics. They won no medals. But the first athlete born in Luxembourg to compete at the Olympics was Michel Théato who won gold in the marathon at the 1900 Games in Paris. Michel lived in Paris and, at the time, was considered part of the French Olympic team.

What are the requirements for athlete to compete in the ancient Olympics?

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What was unique about the women's tennis gold at the 1900 Olympics?

It was the first time that women were allowed to compete in the games and Charlotte Cooper was the first to win the gold medal at tennis.

What time did the first Olympics happen?

The first Olympics started at 1739AD The Olympics (Summer or Winter) occurs every four years, but the Summer and Winter Olympics are offset by two years so that an Olympic competition actually happens every two years. Because each country must qualify their prospective athletes in time to compete in a given Olympics, competitions are held year-round.

How many woman competed the first time in the Olympics?

19 women competed in three sports (golf, croquet, tennis) at the 1900 Games in Paris, the first Olympics where women competed.

In ancient Rome what was the role of women in the Olympics?

the Romans did not hold the Olympics. the Olympics is a greek tradition that has carried into what it is today. the Romans held bloodsports in their famous colliseum, while the Greeks held the olympiads in Athens. in both cultures, woman could not compete. they were there solely for the pleasures of men. and it was a much greater time.

When was basketball admitted as an Olympic sport?

By most accounts, the first time basketball was officially played at the Olympics was in 1936 in Berlin, with only amateur players-- and at that time, this meant men only. In 1992, professionals were allowed to compete for the first time.

How many times does the average gymnast compete in the Olympics?

They can compete in the Olympics 1-2 times usually. Your body gets too weak by the time you reach above 25 to be good enough for Olympics compared to the other younger girls that are waiting to go.

Did Viktor Black participate in the first winter Olympics?

Viktor Balck (not Black) was a member of the International Olympic Committee at the time the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, but he did not compete as an athlete.

Why do Olympics get held at different locations?

So they can compete in different places each time

When and where was gymnastics first an olympic event?

Gymnastics were part of the Olympics as early as 1896, men were the athlete for women were not allowed to compete at the time. Men's gymnastics were popular enough to become a game in the Olympics. In 1928 were the women's first try at Olympic gymnastics. The first women's gymnastics were in Amsterdam.

How many countries have competed in the Olympics throughout history?

There are 202 countries in the world and in Athens 2004, all 202 countries entered teams for the first time ever.Men and wemen are allowed to compete in all the events that are performed during the olympics.

When was usain bolt first time in the Olympics?

His first Olympics were the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

What year did Russia not compete in the Olympics?

1984 (although technically it was the U.S.S.R. rather than Russia at the time)

How many countries take part in the modern olympics?

The number of countries that take part in the modern Olympics will vary from time to time. On average, there are usually about 205 countries with over 300 events to compete in.

When was the first year the US participated in the Olympics?

1896 was the first time the United States participated in the Olympics, which was a Summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics the U.S. participated in was in 1924.

What is the point of the Olympics?

I think it real purpose is not to give a chance for the best at the time ot compete, but to bring the world together.

How did Australia travel to the Olympics in 1896?

Edwin Flak was from Victoria, a British colony that became a part of Australia. He was living in London at the time of the Olympics and was the only Australian to compete in Athens in 1896.