There are 202 countries in the world and in Athens 2004, all 202 countries entered teams for the first time ever.Men and wemen are allowed to compete in all the events that are performed during the Olympics.
205 countries competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. Originally, 206 registered, but Brunei dropped out. This was the highest number of countries in the history of the modern Olympics.
Throughout the history of the Olympic games, many countries throughout the world have competed. Each country sends their best athletes to participate in their respective sports.
They were to host the winter and summer games of 1940; they were cancelled. They were only one of 5 countries to host both winter and summer Olympics (alongside USA, France, Canada, and Italy). They alos brought Judo (the gentle way) to the Olympics. They contested in may Olympics and are good and many sports.
Generally the sports in the Olympics do not change much but have through out history I'm sure. I doubt the Greco-Romans competed in taekwando or the balance beam.
yes it has
There were 14 countries in the world cup.
We need to learn about the Olympics so we have a better inderstanding about our countries history in sport and sportsmanship.
Track and field has been a part of the Modern Olympics since the first Modern Games in 1896. The first event known to be competed at the Ancient Olympics was the stade run, a foot race of approximately 190 meters. So it could be said that track, or an ancient variation of track, has been competed at the Olympics since the first Ancient Olympics. History states that the pentathlon was included at the Games in 708 BC. This pentathlon consisted of discus, jumping, javelin, running, and wrestling. Discus and javelin are the first known 'field' events competed at the Olympics.
Yes, Finland has competed at every Summer Olympics since 1908 and will send athletes to compete in 2012. Finland has a rich history in the Summer Olympics and has won their most medals in athletics and wrestling.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, the U.S. Virgin Islands has competed at every Summer Olympics, except for the 1980 Games, since 1968 and has competed in five Winter Olympics. Athletes have won one medal, a silver at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul by Peter Holmberg in one person dinghy sailing.
Throughout the history of the modern Olympics, Hungary has won a total of 83 medals in fencing events.
Fiji first participated in the Olympics at the 1956 Summer Games in Melbourne. Since then, Fiji has competed in all Summer Games except 1964 and 1980. Fiji has also competed in three Winter Olympics (1988, 1994, 2002). Fiji has never won an Olympic medal.
The Olympics has taken place for one hundred years and new countries have joined and new sports have been accepted.
Throughout history, Luxembourg.
The main ones are France, Mexico, and Spain
Lots of countries throughout history have had civil wars
France, Japan and Britain (England).
Throughout history cities do what
Spain, France, Great Britain, USA
imports- food and goods, or immigrants.
the olympics are for losers i think monkeys should take over the olympics
"American Sheila Taormina is poised to become the first athlete in history to compete at the Olympic Games in three different events." source: http://www.cbc.ca/olympics/modern-pentathlon/story/2008/06/06/f-olympics-modernpentathlon-american.html Taormina competed in the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta as a member of the 4x200 meter freestyle relay team that won gold. At the 2000 Games and 2004 Games, she competed in women's triathlon. And at the 2008 Games, she qualified for modern pentathlon. She is the first athlete in the history of the Olympics to compete in three different disciplines.
Korea, like any other countries, faced countless wars throughout history. Korea has a history of 5000 years and no country's history is without wars.