Some Cool Realities of All Around Olympic Games

Some Cool Realities of All Around Olympic Games|PakistanTribe.com

Some Cool Realities of All Around Olympic Games|PakistanTribe.com

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]lympic Games have a long long story, ancient Greece was the first country to organize them. Today the strongest and the fastest from all across the globe regularly come to a chosen country to participate in another Olympics and put themself on record.

Here are the facts, Read on!!

1. From 1912 to 1948, painting was an Olympic event. Participants of the games could also win medals for their results in architecture, sculpture, music and literature.

2. 2012 Olympics  the 1st time every country sent a woman to compete. On the same year America sent more women than men 269 against 261.

3. Olympic gold medals are 92.5% silver. The standard is to plate the medal with six grams of gold.

4. Muhammad Ali gave his 1st Olympic medal to his high school teacher who said “you ain’t never gonna be nuthin”. He is rumoured to toss another one into the Ohio river where it was later found.

5. The colors blue, yellow, red, green and black were chosen for the Olympic rings because at least one of them appears on every nation’s flag. The famous Olympic rings first appeared in 1913 at the top of the letter written by Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. He drew and coloured the rings with his own hand.

6. The colors blue, yellow, red, green and black were chosen for the Olympic rings because at least one of them appears on every nation’s flag. The famous Olympic rings first appeared in 1913 at the top of the letter written by Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games. He drew and coloured the rings with his own hand.

7. Three continents Africa, South America, and Antarctica  have never hosted an Olympics. However since 2016 only two will remain. Olympic Games 2016 will be held in Brazil.

 

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