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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

How the Olympics came to be.

According to the history of the Olympics. The Ancient Olympics Games were held all the way back to 776 BC. In the history of time, the Olympics games were held in Olympia. It was mostly dedicated for the Olympian Gods, The Olympian Gods were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. They continued the Olympics Games for nearly 12 Centuries later. Until Emperor Theodosius decreed in 393 AD.  

The Olympic games were held in the western area of Olympia, Which is a city in Greece. According to the Peloponnese Greek Mythology. Comparing this year’s Olympics to the ancient Olympics centuries ago. Various things have changed in the Olympics. In the ancient times, the Greek would not do sports but they would do lots of Fighting and Music, Here are a few of the sports/things they did centuries ago.

The Olympics Sports are for all the top Athletes from around the world to compete in won lucky country to  see who are the top countries of the whole entire world.
The youngest Athlete to compete in the Olympics history was just 10 years old. His name was Dimitrios Loundras. He had received a bronze medal in a small team event. The event he Competed in was Relay Races.

The events were held in the Games where there was Shot put, Sprints, Boxing, and More. But slowly over time the events evolved. But nowadays the Olympics have way more games and sports to play. In the olden days the rewards were leaf crowns and plants or flowers. But now days we just get Gold, Silver and bronze medals. But it means a lot to everyone.





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