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Q: Which Olympics sports legacies has Greece given us?
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When did the Winter Olympics begin?

Greece Greece Greece In 1924 France held an international sports week for winter sports in Chamonix. Later they given the title of the first Winter Olympics.


Which country leads the March Past during the opening ceremony in Olympics?

Greece leads the march past at every Olympic games. Greece is given the privilege as she is the nation where modern Olympics was held for the first time.


Why did the Romans do the Olympics?

The Olympic Games were not Roman. They were Greek and were held at Olympia, a sanctuary for Greek deities in southern Greece. They were pan-Greek games; that is, competitions among athletes who were representatives of the city-states of Greece. It is not clear why these games started as its origins are given through mythology. They functioned as a gathering of Greeks from the city-states of Greece. They were sporting competitions because the Greeks loved sports.


Which country leads the march past at every Olympic games?

Greece is given the privilege as she is the nation where modern Olympics was held for the first time.


When did the Olympics take place in 776 BC?

The answer was given with the question. The first Olympics took place in 776 BC. They were part of a religious festival for the god Zeus. The games were held every four years at Olympia in southern Greece.


Why does Greece enter the stadium first during the Olympic games?

Because Greece invented and held the first Olympic Games over a couple of centuries;the modern Olympics started in the 1800s and Greece has been given the honour of leading the nations march. Because the first Olympic Games held in 776 BC were held in Greece. These games are commonly called the 'ancient Olympics'. Because of that Greece is honored by being the first country to enter the stadium during opening and closing ceremonies.


How many gold medals will be given out at the 2012 olympics?

320 gold medals will be given out at the 2012 Olympics.


In Olympics Olympics what prizes are given to the winners?

A gold medal


Who held record for most medals in ancient Olympics?

In Ancient Greece no medals were given. This is a modern concept. They were give laurel / olive leaves wreaths to wear on their heads.


Which country always marches out first in the olympic opening ceremony?

Greece always leads the ceremony, the host country is always last. Since the Olympics began in Greece they are given the honor of being the first to walk during the opening ceremonies.


What name is given to rule by a few in ancient Greece?

The name given to "rule by a few" in Ancient Greece was Sparta.


How are the Olympics of today different from the ancient Olympics?

First no one is nude. All were nude in the first Olympic Games. Next, it was only Greece and not the world. Third, it was only track games, and the award was laurel leaves crown not the the medals given today.


How many medals will be given out at the Olympics?

2,300 in the 2012 London Olympics. 302 gold


What are three things that ancient Greek culture has given modern culture?

Ancient Greece has given us democracy. They have also given us Theatre. Ancient Greece has also given us ideas in structural integrity.


How many medals are given out at the Olympics?

In the 2012 London Olympics 2,300 total and 302 of them will be gold.


When and at what Olympics was the last pure gold given out?

It was in 1912 at the Olympics V held in Stockholm, Sweden.


How many gold medals were given in the 1994 summer Olympics?

Summer Olympics are not held in 1994.


What has sports given back to you?

Sports has given you entertainment, an activity to do, and for fortunate athletes, a profession where they get paid to play the sport they love.


Is there a ruler named nicomedes in Greece?

Yes, the name Nicomedes is usually given to the rulers in Greece.


When the Olympics were held in France in 1900 the winners were given what instead of a medal?

They were given paintings


How many medals are given out at the winter Olympics?

258


How many silver medals are given out at the Olympics?

8


Who were the winners of the ancient Olympics given?

olive crown


What was given to winners of the ancient Olympics?

A head wreath.


For which sports is walker cup given?

The Walker Cup is given in Golf.