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The first Olympic Game recorded was held in Olympia, Greece in 776 B.C. It was a 220 yard foot race. The modern Olympic Games were held in Anthens, Greece in 1896.

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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games?

in france The first country was France


What was the first country that played in the Olympic games?

The concept of the Olympic games began in Greece, and therefore Greece can be considered the first country to participate in the games.


What country won the first olympic games?

Officially, no country "wins" the Olympic Games. Medal standings are not recognized by the International Olympic Committee.


First ancient Olympics games?

what was the only athletic event at the first ancient olympic games?


What was the first country to hold the Olympic games?

The first country was Greece.


What do the first three athletes of every event get in the olympic games?

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What was the first olympic games event ever?

The Triple Jump


When did long jump become a Olympic event?

since the first international Olympic games in 1896 :)


What country first held winter Olympic games?

The first Winter Olympic games were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France.


Why is Greece first on the list in the opening ceremony?

Because Greece was the first country to hold the olympic games The ancient Greeks created and were the first to host the Olympics. That's why the Olympic games held 8 years ago in Greece was such a meaningful and historic event.


What was a medal event for the first time in the 2000 Olympic games?

bowling


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

hurdles


What big event happened in 776 BC?

first olympic games


What event did the Jamaican's compete in during their first Olympic games?

runing


The events included in the first olympic games were?

The only event included in the first Olympic games was the "stade", a run of about 192 meters. hope that helped!


What country was the first country in the world to play in the Olympic games?

egypt


Which country hosted the first Olympic Games?

the first modern Olympic games was held in Athens in 8196


Which country did not participate in first Olympic Games?

NEWZELAND


What sport medal event for the first time at the 2000 Olympic Games?

Bowling


What sports was a medal event for the first time at the 2000 Olympic Games?

bowling


What olympic event was first introduced at the 2008 summer games?

I heerd it was swimming


When did the event of K1 kayak slalom first start at the Olympic Games?

1972 Summer Games in Munich.


Who and from which country did the first olympic winner come from?

The first winner of an event in the Modern Olympics was James Connolly of the United States who won the triple jump competition at the 1896 Games in Athens.


When was volleyball first played in the Olympics?

Indoor volleyball has been an official Olympic event since the 1964 Games in Tokyo. Beach volleyball has been an official Olympic event since the 1996 Games in Atlanta.


In the Olympic Parade of Nations which country appeared first?

The country which appears first in the Olympic Parade of Nations is always Greece, because Greece started the Olympic Games thousands of years ago. And the last country to parade is the host country.