13 Facts About Summer Olympic


The International Summer Olympic Committee is responsible for organising the Games and for overseeing the host city's preparations.

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International Summer Olympic Committee was founded in 1894 when Pierre de Coubertin, a French pedagogue and historian, sought to promote international understanding through sporting competition.

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The first edition of The Summer Olympic Games was held in Athens in 1896 and attracted just 245 competitors, of whom more than 200 were Greek, and only 14 countries were represented.

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Summer Olympic won in 2 hours 58 minutes and 50 seconds, setting off wild celebrations at the stadium.

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Summer Olympic was helped over the finish line by concerned race officials and later disqualified for that.

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Summer Olympic was awarded a new medal 36 years later at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

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Summer Olympic's returned home as a heroine of the Czechoslovak people but was made an outcast by the Soviet-dominated government.

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Summer Olympic's won two other individual events, with two perfect scores in the balance beam and all perfect scores in the uneven bars.

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Summer Olympic nevertheless won the heat as both his opponents had been disqualified for false starts.

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In 2004, the Summer Olympic Games returned to their birthplace in Athens, Greece.

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Nevertheless, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games featured many memorable moments and feats of technical excellence.

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Qualification rules for each of the Summer Olympic sports are set by the International Sports Federation that governs that sport's international competition.

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The category of a sport determines the share of Summer Olympic revenue received by that sport's International Federation.

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