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Olympic Games




About Olympic Games

The Olympic Games held in every four years. The game is played in two seasons, summer and winter. That is why the game is titles as summer olympic and winter olympic games. There are thousands of participant participate in this event from different nations. Various kinds of competition are held in this event. In Olympic games there are mainly three big ceremony are highlighted; opening, closing and medal presentation ceremony. The Olympic Games are organised by International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Headquarter of IOC is at Lausanne.


History of Olympic Games

To satisfy Greek God Zeus first Olympic game was arranged at the bottom of the Olympus hill. The existence was found till 394 BC. After the announcement of Roman king the game was banned. In this game some dangerous sports events are arranged where life was on the risk. In 1913, with the help of Byron pear da curbatin first Olympic flag was made and at first lifted in Antrol Olympic Games, 1920.


Olympic Symbol & Flag

The symbol of Olympic actually refers to the ring of five colours. The ring of five colours defines the five continents of the world. The colour are arranged from left to right starting from blue, yellow, black, green and the last is red. The blue colour defines Europe, The Yellow colour defines Asia, The black colour defines Africa, The green colour defines Australia and the red colour defines America.

Olympic Games (Summer Olympic)

YearPlaceTop in Medal
1896Athens(Greece)America
1900ParisAmerica
1904Sant Luis(Germany)America
1908London(U.K)Britain
1912Stolkhotm(Sweden)Sweden
1920Antey(Canada)America
1924ParisAmerica
1928Amsterdam(Holand)America
1932Los AnglesAmerica
1936Berlin(Germany)Germany
1948LondonAmerica
1952Helsinki(Finland)Russia
1956Melbourne(Australia)Russia
1960Rome(Italy)Russia
1964Tokyo(Japan)Russia
1968Mexico city(Mexico)America
1972Murikh(Germany)Russia
1976Montrial(Canada)Russia
1980Mosco(USSR)Russia
1984Los AnglesAmerica
1988Scot(South Korea)Russia
1992Bersilona(Spain)Russia
1996Atlanta(U.S.A)America
2000Sydney(Australia)America
2004Athens(Greece)America
2008Beiging(China)-
2012London-

Winter Olympics

YearPlace
1924chamonics France
1928St. Morlly Switzerland
1932Lake Placid
1936Germany
1948St. Mortiz(Switzerland)
1952Osono(Norway)
1956Italy
1960California(America)
1964Astrie
1968France
1972Sappero(Japan)
1976Austria
1980New York
1984Yogoslavia
1988Alberrta(Canada)
1992France
1994Norway
1998Nagona(Japan)
2002Saltlake City U.S.A
2006Turin Italy
2010Vancouver Canada