What do the 6 rings in the Olympic symbol stand for?
Asked in London 2012 Olympics
What is that 6 rings contain in London Olympics logo?
What is the meaning of each of the Olympic rings?
The 5 Olympic rings represent the 5 continents. The rings on the Olympic flag represent the five continents of the world that have come together in the Olympic spirit. Every country in the world has at least one of the colors of the rings in their flag- * blue, black and red (top colors) * yellow, green (bottom colors) The Olympic Rings were created by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1913 and first displayed on the Olympic flag in 1920. The Olympic symbol of five interlocking rings represents the five original continents: # Africa # America (North and South) # Asia # Australia # Europe BUT -originally there were 6 colors that appeared on all the national flags of the world at the time of it's design/debut in 1931. They symbolize the five regions of the world. The colors represent the colors of national flags--every nation has one of those colors in its flag the five inhabited contonets
Asked in Australia, Olympic Symbols and Flag
Why is Australia not included in the olympic rings?
The olympic rings are made up of 6 colors (the 5 rings and the white background) which, at the time of their creation, every country competing at the olympics (1912) had one of those colors in their flag. Australia is hence covered as our flag is White, Blue and Red, all of which appear on the olympic flag.
Asked in Olympic History, Olympic Symbols and Flag
Why are there only five Olympic rings when there are 6 continents which compete in the games?
Asked in Olympics
Are all the continents in the Olympic Games?
No, not all of the continents are in the olympic games. Because Antarctica has no one living there, they do not count. So, only 6 are in the olynpics, even though there are 5 rings. In this, it's because North and South America are 1 continent. No, not all of the continents are in the olympic games. Because Antarctica has no one living there, they do not count. So, only 6 are in the olynpics, even though there are 5 rings. In this, it's because North and South America are 1 continent.