Who made Olympic: Let’s disclose undiscovered facts about Baron Pierre De Coubertin in biodata/ biigrafia and will know is he really who made Olympic?
Although you must have listen and feel a little weird but, it always happens that someone take an initiative and fights with others to do something new, innovative and spend the whole life to influence others and to implement. Whereas another one takes, (leads from where the innitiater leaves the task after so much fight whole life), the credit after completing it.
Today I am feeling very happy to disclose the person who made Olympic, who initiated for the Olympic and no one even knows his name. If you want to know who is the real founder of Olympic and how Baron Pierre De Coubertin came into this picture. Read this article till the end and if you like this fact and knowledge do share it as much as you can to spread this awareness.
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who made Olympic- the founder
In Rugby School, Britain, there was a trained physician named William Penny Brookes. Brookes think that so many illness can be treated by doing just physical exercises and was thinking about athletic competition which never held before. In 1850 brookes organised the first athletic competition at local level and named it “The meeting of Olympian class” at Shropshire.
In 1860 Brookes originated National Olympic Association within Britain to encourage City Level Competition inside the Britain. After that Brookes keep trying to communicate with Greece sporting authorities and government to launch Olympic internationally. Brookes made all his efforts to make Olympic internationally and even spent his wealth as well to organise and to recreate Greece stadium for Olympic games which was laterally used in 1896 for Olympics games.
Brookes died and took his last breathe in 1895, till the time his dream to make Olympic International Olympic games came to the naught and got the approval to launch Olympic internationally. Hence if the founder or I would say the real founder of Olympic Games, who made Olympic was William Penney Brookes who devoted his whole life and putted all the efforts to build the foundation and approval to launch Olympic games at international level.
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ancient Olympic games
Ancient Olympic Games used to held every four years in Olympia Greece, starting since 776 BC. At that time only a few games get featured in Olympiad in which javelin throw, jumping, wrestling, foot race boxing were included. During this time people used to celebrate Olympic Games as a festival of sports and sportsmanship and the Olympic reached to its height at 6th and 5th century BC. After that Romance influence The Greece and dominate it then Olympic went to decline. After that Olympic games get officially end, when Romans get in power at Greece.
modern Olympic games
The reviving of Olympic games or you can say modern olympic games started with the voice of freedom of Greece. Greece started fighting for its freedom from Romans simultaneously Olympic Games too. Brookes and Zappas spent all their wealth and sponsored first Olympic game in Athens city. They did not just sponsored the Olympic games but also renovated the stadium so that Olympic games can be held there.
how Baron Pierre De Coubertin get into this picture
Baron Pierre De Coubertin get inspired after attending 1890 Olympic games to found International Olympic Committee (IOC). Then Baron met with Brookes and Zappas to take their idea and created a strategy to get the approval to organise and to launch Olympic Games internationally in the rotation of every 4 years.
Baron showed his presentation, in 1894, to the Congress committee ( newly created International Olympic Committee). On the last day of the conference he got the approval with the statement of IOC that Olympic games will be held at Athens city in 1896. In this way Baron Pierre De Coubertin revived the modern olympic games and known as the father or the founder of modern olympic games not the ancient one.
Q: Who started the Olympics and why?
A: the origin of Olympic games and the starting of Olympics was since 776 BC in Olympia Greece. Altho these games get to the end after the Romans influence Over The Greece and then again Olympic Games get revived in 1896 by Baron Pierre De Coubertin. So now Olympic games are called modern olympic games and get started to encourage sports and sportsmanship amongst the people.
Q: Who won the first Olympic Games?
A: James Connolly, the American was the first Olympic games winner in 1896. James Won for triple jump.
Q: Where was the 1st Olympics held?
A: The first Olympics held in Athens City the capital of Greece in 1896 on the proposal presented in 1894.
Q: What country won first gold medal?
A: In 1896 Switzerland and United States won first gold medal for gymnastic and athletic respectively.
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