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A Frenchman, Pierre de Coubertan, in the 19th century.

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Q: Whose idea were the modern Olympics?
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Whose idea of the Olympics?

It was started by Ludwig Guttman.

Where did the modern Olympics start what was the importantance of the location Athens?

The first modern Olympics was in Athens because it is the capital of the country who had the idea of the original Olympics.

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Pierre de Coubertin revived the idea for the modern Olympics in 1889 and seven years later the first modern Olympic Games were held at Athens, Greece.

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Who Won medals in the 1050's Olympics?

If 1050 is supposed to represent a year; There were no Olympics in both 1050s. In 1050 B.C, the modern and the original Olympics had yet to be created. In 1050 A.D, the modern Olympics had yet to be created and the original Olympics were long gone. The modern Olympics were first held in 1894 in Athens, Greece. The original Olympics are recorded to have been first held in 774 B.C in Olympia, Greece. They were ceased in 393 A.D. Otherwise, I have no idea what you mean with 1050

How are ancient Olympics different to modern Olympics?

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How long does the modern Olympics go on for?

Modern Olympics go on for roughly a month.

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