Olympic History

Parent Category: Olympics
Any question about Olympians, changes to the program, the meaning of certain things related to the Olympics, Olympic in politics, and much more can be asked here.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, 3. 1) 1976 Games in Munich - Daniel Bautista won gold in men's 20 km walk. 2) 1984 Games in Los Angeles - Ernesto Canto won gold in men's 20 km walk. 3) 1984 Games in Los Angeles - Raúl González won gold in men's 50 km walk.
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Asterme rikey and loopeing (these are all Greek)
The four Winter Olympics that have been held in the US are: Lake Placid, New York (1932 & 1980); Squaw Valley, California (1960); Salt Lake City, Utah (2002)
April 6, 1896 1896 Summer Olympics, Start date
Women were able to participate in the Olympics starting in 1900.
The city-state of Elis in the Peloponnese Peninsula, where theTemple of Zeus was located at Olympia.
1956-1964 Larisa Latynina Summer Gold - 9 Silver - 5 Bronze - 4 Total of 18 Hope it helps you Cheers.
They minimize all the vehicles that they think make the trafficheavier
Lausanne, Switzerland's fifth largest city, has been designated asthe Olympics capital since 1915.
From 1964- 2004 olympics, Great Britain has never one an Olympic Gold Medal in judo. Type your answer here...
A total of 959 athletes from 70 countries participated in the 1980Summer Olympics.
82 teams participated in 86 different events in the 2010 WinterOlympics, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Two. the winter games in Turin, Italy and in Vancouver B.C.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, that would be Hungary with 465Olympic medals (459 Summer and 6 Winter). Finland is second with450 Olympic medals (299 Summer and 151 Winter).
Yes, in 1952 the summer Olympics were held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The winter Olympics have never been held in Finland.
They prepare for the winter Olympics by non stop training
International prestige. Financial benefits also people would come to visit the country so it has tourism benefits
In the Olympics and most related events, it requires a finish in the top three. Some events award medals to other places.
Through the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, those two countries are Australia (9, 5 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze) and New Zealand (1, 1 silver).
Eric Heiden Bjørn Dæhlie
It will never be held in Finland.
4 times (Squaw Valley) (Lake Placid twice) (Salt Lake City)/
Sweden won the gold medal in the Olympics.
1) Krisztena Egereszedi, Hungary - won gold in 200 meter backstroke in 1988 and 100 meter and 200 meter backstroke in 1992. 2) Janet Evens, United States - won gold in 400 meter freestyle, 800 meter freestyle, and 400 meter individual medley in 1988 and 800 meter freestyle in 1992.
Garmisch Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany 1936
Norway has the most all-time medals with 280. They also have the most golds with 98. The Soviet Union is in second with 217. Followed by the U.S. with 216
There was no Winter Olympic Games in the year 1944, having been cancelled back in 1941 because of World War II. Therefore, no medals were distributed in any event.
The one new event in the 2010 Winter Olympics is skicross.
The French team won the men's Sabre event in the 2008 summer Olympics. It was comprised of Fabrice Jeannet, Jerome Jeannet, and Ulrich Olbeiri.
The Winter Olympics have been held in Canada twice: Calgary, Alberta in 1988; Vancouver, British Columbia in 2010.
In terms of competition time - Sailing is the longest individual event - Ben Ainslie completed 11 races totalling 10:45 hours over 6 days to win a single Gold medal at London 2012.
As for the modern Olympics, countries were to busy trying to destroy each other during two world wars, than competing in sports. Jimmy Carter prohibited the USA from competing in the 1980 Summer Olympics as a response to Russsia violating human rights and the soviergn rights of independent...
A total of 2,628 athletes representing 82 countries.
Switzerland is involved in luge in the Winter Vancouver Olympics.
The World Cup is the top prize of International Soccer organizationFIFA. South Africa has not won the cup to date.
It was the Summer Olympics
i felt that it was very cool those guys were doing it out there i wish i was there OMG it was totally awesome.
Get a toilet plunger, wrap it in tinfoil and glue some tissue paper for the fire :]
Twice: Calgary, Alberta (1988) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2010).
The Olympics are split into two different eras. The ancientOlympics and the Modern games. The modern games started on April 6,1806.
Moguls debuted at the 1992 Games in Albertville, aerials at the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, and skicross at the 2010 Games in Vancouver.
Bob Mathias of the United States.
Men:Andreas thorkildsen. Form noway.
Sweden won 14 medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics: 7 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze.
It was Toni Sailer an Austrian skier. He won three medals at the 1956 Olympics including in the downhill. He was the first person to achieve this feat.
Domnina and Shabalin. go to nbcolympics.com for more info. PS weren't those costumes...silly? goofy? ridiculous? LOL
the 2010 Olympics will be held in Vancouver and Whistler BC there isn't an exact address seeing as there are activities all over the cities to enjoy during the Olympics. Now each event will be in different locations but if you look on the official vancouver2010 website you could probably find them.
no nc is ski jumping and cross country skiing