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Q: Where and when did the first modern olympic games take place?
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In what year were the first Modern Summer Olympic Games?

The first Modern Summer Olympic Games took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.

Where were the modern olympic games held?

The first Olympic Games of the modern era took place in 1896. They were held in Athens, Greece where they were held in ancient times.

Where did the first modern olympic games take place?

Athens, Greece in 1896.

Were ancient Olympic athletes better than modern athletes?

What year did the first ancient olympic games take place

When was the first olympic held?

The first Olympics of the modern era were held in 1896. The first Olympic games were held in 776 BC and took place in Olympia, Greece.

What do the ancient and modern Olympic games have in common?

People run around with poles. You win nothing after you get first place.

Where did the 1st modern olympic games take place?


Did the Olympic games take place during the Civil War?

No. The Modern Era of the revival of the Olympic Games did not begin until 1896. That was the first Olympiad since the days of ancient Greece. The Winter Olympics were first held in 1924.

What events took place in the first modern Olympic Games?

Wrestling, long jump, athletics, discus, chariot racing.

How many Olympic games have taken place in the Modern Era?


What are three ancient olympic games?

The ancient Olympic games were held every four years , always at the same place in Olympia in Greece. The modern Olympic games were restarted in 1896. The first games were held in Athens, then Paris (1900) , then St Louis (USA) in 1904, then London in 1908.

The modern olympic games are based on the ancient games held in the city of?

It is based on the ancient Athens games A bloke called William Penny Brookes introduced the Modern Olympic games and it stuck eg. London 2012... The first games took place in a small town called Much Wenlock(were I live!)

Where do the Olympic games take place and which one is first?

Olympic games were initially started in in the city of Athens in 1896

When did the Olympic Games first take place?

776 BCE.

When did the first modern summer olympic take place?

1896 in athens, grece.

What year did the first summer Olympics take place?

The 1896 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the I Olympiad, were the first modern Summer Olympic Games and the first Games since Roman emperor Theodosius I banned the Ancient Olympic Games in AD 393 as part of the Christian campaign against paganism. They were held between 6 April and 15 April 1896.

How many modern Olympics were held?

Although the most recent (2008) games was the 29th Olympiad, only 26 Olympic games have taken place. The Olympic games did not take place in 1916, 1940, or 1944 as scheduled due to the world wars.

What was the date when the olympics first took place?

The first official Olympic games took place April 6, 1896. However, they were based on the Olympic games of Ancient Egypt which are believed to have begun in 776 BC.

When and where did the first powered flight take place?

First Modern Olympic Games --- 4/6/1896cg

When and where did the first power flight take place?

First Modern Olympic Games --- 4/6/1896cg

What event is first to take place at the London Olympic games?


What year did the first Olympic games take place?

the year 776BC

When did the first documented Olympic Games take place?

776 BCE.

What is the meaning of the Olympics' flaming torch?

Since the first Olympic games celebrated in the modern time, the Olympic Torch has become symbol of the peace between the continents. This question is more fully answered by looking in the link I will place below.

What are the reason the modern Olympic games differ from the ancient Olympic games?

If you mean the ancient Olympic games in Rome or Italy where ever it was then it is because they would compete naked to make sure they weren't a girl( because back then girls weren't allowed to compete in Olympic games) and it was also in the same place unlike nowadays.