How many athletes take part in the Olympic games?
This varies from year to year as countries are allowed 3 participants for each event but not all countries allow 3 to go i also think there is a maximum team size
Beijing Olympics - 11,028
Armenia first participated at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1994, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games since then. Previously, Armenian athletes competed as part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics from 1952 to 1988, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Armenia was part of the Unified Team in 1992. Armenian athletes have won a total of nine medals, in wrestling…
== == Ancient Olympic Games included representatives of different city states in ancient greece. Although athletes from any country could compete they had to be free men and had to speak greek. Athletes from Rome and Armenia are known to have competed. It is not clear exactly how many countries took part. Only myth has survived.
Olympic Creed is.. "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." "..supposed to spur the athletes to embrace the olympic spirit and perform to the best of their abilities."
The Olympic Creed reads: "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." "Citius, Altius, Fortius" is the Olympic Motto.
Although it is often claimed that Britain is one of the few countries to have attended every games, you have to remember that until 1906 athletes competed individually, not for their country. At St Louis, in 1904, there were three Irish athletes. As the whole of Ireland was at that time part of the United Kingdom, it can be said that they were technically British. However the parts of Ireland that they came from are…