Presentation on theme: "The 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES By JAHANVI. Nairobi, Kenya 1. I chose this country because not one African state has hosted the Olympic games in the past. 2. Kenya."— Presentation transcript:
The 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES By JAHANVI
Nairobi, Kenya 1. I chose this country because not one African state has hosted the Olympic games in the past. 2. Kenya has a very strong sporting culture 3. There are many things to explore if you chose to go watch it live. 4. The weather in Nairobi is perfect to host the games.
2020 Olympic Jingle We are the city We are the place Where Olympic history will be made. With open hearts We welcome athletes To reach the stars In their chosen fields This beautiful city In the horn of Africa Come enjoy with us the 2020 Olympic games
2020 Olympic Games Nairobi 2020 Olympic Emblem The emblem for the 2020 Olympic games is Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. It represents the heights all athletes should strive for in their own events.
2020 Olympic Mascot The mascot for 2020 Olympics is Erevu (swahilli for clever and capable). Erevu is a flamingo. Flamingos are clever birds that are just as capable on land and water as they are in air.
2020 Olympic Oath “As competitors, we promise to take part in the games and uphold the Olympic spirit of harmony, sportsmanship and unity. We shall try our best, we will not cheat and follow the rules for the glory of our sport and the honour of our teams.”
2020 Olympic Bouquet Gloriasa Fireball lily Ochna My bouquet will be made of Gloriasa, Fireball lily and Ochna. I chose these flowers because they are all found in Masai Mara. Masai Mara in Kenya is one of the most famous animal and plant reserves in the world.
10 Interesting Facts about Kenya 1.The currency of Kenya is called the shilling. 2.Kenya is one of the world’s great tourism destinations, known for its remarkable diversity of landscapes, wildlife and cultures. 3.The part of Africa where Kenya is called the Horn of Africa because it is in the shape of a horn. 4.Mt.Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, is on the border of Kenya and Tanzania. 5.Professor Maathai, the Kenyan environmentalist, was the first African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize, in The most spoken language in Kenya is Swahilli. 7.The equator passes through Kenya almost in the middle. 8.Kenya is a former British colony that gained its independence in Tea and coffee are Kenya’s main exports. 2.In Olympic history, Kenya has won a total of 86 medals.
5 Amazing World Records Events World Record World Record Holder CountryComment Long Jump8.95mMike PowellUSA4.5 X longer than my bed High Jump2.45mJavier SotomayorCuba Half a meter higher than most door ways Pole Vault6.14mSergey BubkaUkraine This is higher than our house which is around 6 meters high Weight Lifting (men's snatch) 214kgBehdad SalimiIran This weighs more than 6 Jahanvis Weight Lifting (women's snatch) 151kgTatiana KashirinaRussia This weighs more than 4 Jahanvis