The original Olympic games were competitions held between athletes from the city-states of ancient Greece. The first competition was held in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC. The Olympic Games get their name from Mt. Olympus (which is quite far from the plains of Olympia). Mt. Olympus was the home of the ancient Greek gods, in whose honor the games were performed every four years.
The Olympics are called the Olympics because of the fact that they were originally held in Olympia.
Yes, the Greeks invented the Olympics and held tornaments in Olympus. Sports like archery, javelin throwing, wrestling. BTW they did it naked.
The ancient Olympics were held in honor of the Greek god Zeus, primarily.
No, they were at Olympia in southern Greece.
Olympia, near Elis in the western Peloponnese. Not anywhere near Mount Olympus.
it was held in ancient Greece in Olympus
The Ancient Olympics were held in Olympia, Greece. Modern Olympics are held in various areas.
Olympia, hence the name 'Olympics'
In Olympia Greece.
to honour the gods
Ancient Olympics were only hosted in Olympia
The ancient Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece.
The ancient Olympics were held at Olympia, which is a sacred site near Elis in the western Peloponnese, Greece, with a temple complex dedicated chiefly to Zeus. Olympia is named with reference to Mount Olympus, the supposed home of the Greek gods, but it is not near Mount Olympus.The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece.At the temple of Zeus at Olympia in the city-state of Elis in Greece.At the Temple of Zeus at Olympia in Elis.
It was first held in Mount Olympia, In Greece.