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1 The Olympic games The First Olympics were held in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. At first, they were held only in Greece but in 19 th century, they began to take place in other countries, too.

2 The gold medals in The Olympics are not made of real gold. The last time the winners got pure gold medals was a 100 years ago, in INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE OLYMPICS

3 Usain Bolt ran the 100 meters for less than ten seconds. He beat Marian Woronins record from which was ten seconds flat. Usain Bolt ran the 100 meters for less than ten seconds. He beat Marian Woronins record from which was ten seconds flat.

4 American swimmer Michael Phelps has the most Olympic medals -22! 18 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze between

5 London was the first Olympics where every country had at least 1 female athlete. Also, Female Boxing was included which meant that every sport in the games had male and female competitors.

6 Ukrainian gymnast Larisa Latinjina won the most Olympic medals. She won 18 medals between

7 The 110 metre hurdles have been an Olympic discipline since From 1926 on, women have only run the 80 metre hurdles which was increased to 100 metres starting in 1961.

8 The shot put competition for men has been a part of the modern Olympics since 1896 and women's competition began in 1948.

9 Serbia at London Olympics The Olympic Committee of Serbia sent a total of 115 athletes to the Games, 79 men and 46 women, to compete in 15 sports. Volleyball, men's handball, men's water polo were the only team-based sports in which Serbia had its representation in these Olympic games. Among the sports played by the athletes, Serbia marked its Olympic debut in taekwondo. The Olympic Committee of Serbia sent a total of 115 athletes to the Games, 79 men and 46 women, to compete in 15 sports. Volleyball, men's handball, men's water polo were the only team-based sports in which Serbia had its representation in these Olympic games. Among the sports played by the athletes, Serbia marked its Olympic debut in taekwondo.Olympic Committee of Serbia Volleyballmen's handballmen's water poloOlympic Committee of Serbia Volleyballmen's handballmen's water polo

10 Novak Djokovic was the Serbian flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Games. Novak Djokovic was the Serbian flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Games.

11 Milica Mandic won the gold medal in taekwondo in 2012 Olympics in London. She won against An Karolin Graf from France. Milica Mandic won the gold medal in taekwondo in 2012 Olympics in London. She won against An Karolin Graf from France.

12 Pistol shooter and Olympic gold medalist Jasna Šekarić, the oldest of the team at age 47, became the first Serbian athlete to compete in seven Olympic games. Pistol shooter and Olympic gold medalist Jasna Šekarić, the oldest of the team at age 47, became the first Serbian athlete to compete in seven Olympic games. Jasna Šekarić Jasna Šekarić

13 The men's national water polo team managed to repeat its bronze medal from Beijing. The men's national water polo team managed to repeat its bronze medal from Beijing. Beijing

14 Authors: Jelena i Jovana Maksimovic – VIII-3


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