1. Which country has won the most medals in Olympics? USA has won the most medals in Olympics with 2118 medals. 2. Why do we have the Olympic mascot? The Olympic mascot involves in the games runs. 3. How many medals has New Zealand won in Olympics? New Zealand has won 90 medals in Olympics. 4. How many sports are there in the London Olympics? There are 36 sports in the London Olympics. 5. What do the Olympic rings represent? The colour of the five interlocking rings represents Australia, Africa, America, Asia and Europe.
6.Where was the first Olympics held? The first Olympics were held in Greece, Olympia. 7.What are some of the Olympic sports? The Olympic sports are Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Canoe, Cycling, Diving, Fencing, Football, Gymnastic, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. 8.Is Summer Olympic and Winter Olympic the same? No. It has different sports. 9.What do the Olympic torches represent? The Olympic torch represents the bravery of the athletes. 10.How many times has London hosted the Olympic game? London has hosted the Olympic game twice.
F ACTS ABOUT O LYMPICS 1 The Olympic Oath Pierre de Coubertin wrote an oath for the athletes to recite at each Olympic Games. During the opening ceremonies, one athlete recites the oath on behalf of all the athletes. The Olympic oath was first taken during the 1920 Olympic Games by Belgian fencer Victor Boin. The Olympic Oath states, "In the name of all competitors, I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules that govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our teams." Real Gold Medals The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. The Medals the Olympic medals are designed especially for each individual Olympic Games by the host city's organizing committee. Each medal must be at least three millimetres thick and 60 millimetres in diameter. Also, the gold and silver Olympic medals must be made out of 92.5 percent silver, with the gold medal covered in six grams of gold.
F ACTS ABOUT O LYMPICS 2 The Official Olympic Flag Created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1914, the Olympic flag contains five interconnected rings on a white background. The five rings symbolize the five significant continents and are interconnected to symbolize the friendship to be gained from these international competitions. The rings, from left to right, are blue, yellow, black, green, and red. The colours were chosen because at least one of them appeared on the flag of every country in the world. The Olympic flag was first flown during the 1920 Olympic Games. Host Greece won the most medals (47) at the first Olympic Summer Games in 1896. Norway has won the most medals (263) at the Winter Games. The United States has won more medals (2,189) at the Summer Games than any other country.
V ALERIE A DAMS Valerie was born in Rotorua, New Zealand to a Tongan mother and Scottish father. She is married to Bertrand Vili, a discus thrower from New Caledonia. She is 24 years old. she took the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester. In qualifying, Adams led the field with a throw of 19.45 m.
L EE C HONG W EI Lee Chong Wei was born in Malaysia, 21-10-1982. He plays Badminton. His height is around 1.78m and the weight is about 64kg. He is ranked # 1 world. He played in the men's singles. He played singles right from the start and never played doubles. His best friend is Taufik Hidayat.
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