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OLYMPIC EVOLUTION
THEIR CREATION WAS INSPIRED BY THE ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES, WHICH
WERE HELD IN OLYMPIA, GREECE, FROM THE 8TH CENTURY BC TO THE 4TH
CENTURY AD. BARON PIERRE DE COUBERTIN FOUNDED THE
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) IN 1894. THE IOC IS THE
GOVERNING BODY OF THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT, WITH THE OLYMPIC CHARTER
DEFINING ITS STRUCTURE AND AUTHORITY.

WHAT IS THEIR IMPORTANCE?


The Ancient Olympic Games were religious and athletic festivals held every four
years at the sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia, Greece. The winners of the events
were admired and immortalized in poems and statues.There were a lot of
competitions.There were pitchers with theyr fightsThere were also chariot
races..

THERE WAS A PURPOSE..


IT BECAME A TRADITION TO STOP WARS FOR THE TIME OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES.
THE HIGHEST HONOR WAS AN OLIVE WREATH AND PEOPLE TREATED THE WINNNERS AS A NATIONAL HEROES.

THE FIRST OLYMPIC GAMES


THE FISIRST OLYMPIC GAMES TOOK PLACE AT OLYMPIA IN ANCIENT GREECE IN 776 BC.THE GREEKS WERE
FOND ON MUSIC,DRAMA AND ALL KINDS OF PHYSICAL EXERCISES.