Why do countries compete in the Olympics?


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2012-05-15 14:51:36
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Yes, many countries from Africa compete in the Olympics.

Countries do not compete in the Olympics. Athletes form countries compete. The Greek team is probably not finalized yet.

They compete when the olympic are held. They are one of hte few countries at all the Olympics.

for the Olympics you need at least 204 countries to compete.

There are a lot of countries that compete in the wrestling Olympics the bigger countries in the sport are Russia the United States

All European countries with the exception of Vatican City compete in the Olympics.

The countries that compete in modern day Olympics are U.S.A, U.K, Australia, Jamaica, Venezuela, Trinidad, Barbados, St. Kitts & The Grenadines, etc

At London 2012, 3 countries allowed women to compete at the Olympics for the first time. These were Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Brunei.

You can bet North Korea and Myanmar will not send athletes to the Olympics.

Every continent but Antarctica competes in the Olympics. However, they do not compete as continents but their countries compete.

The Olympics consists of various sports. Athletes that go to the Olympics are the best of the best. They compete with athletes from other countries.

There are many countries all large but probably China, Russia and America are the biggest Countries Competing in the Olympics

Athletes from Jamaica are scheduled to compete in bobsled, skeleton, and freestyle skiing at the 2010 Olympics. Athletes from Scotland compete with the team from Great Britain in the Olympics.

I don't know but more than 204, because there are 204 countries in the Olympics. Not all the countries compete in the Olympics. From Helen Louise Claxton

The first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Fourteen countries sent representatives to compete in this male only Olympics in Athens.

88 nations were qualified to compete. 6 more nations than the 2010 olympics.

The Olympics has never had all the countries compete together in any country.

gold medals are not made from solid gold and 216 countries compete.

no women were not aloud to compete in the Olympics.

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