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The Revival of the Ancient Olympics From Ancient to Modern 776 B.C. First Ancient Olympic Games 393 A.D. Last Ancient Olympic Games 1827 Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire 1896 First Modern Olympic Games (in Athens) Call for Revival of the Olympics Games
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The Ancient's Revival Olympics

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From Ancient to Modern 776 B.C. To start with Ancient Olympic Games 393 A.D. Last Ancient Olympic Games 1827 Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire 1896 First Modern Olympic Games (in Athens)

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Call for Revival of the Olympics Games in a ballad by Alexandros Soutsos in 1833 in a daily paper called Helios

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Soutsos’ Poem If our shadow could travel to your earth it would daringly yell to the Throne's Ministers: Leave your negligible governmental issues and vain squabbles. Review the past wonder of Greece . Let me know, where are your old hundreds of years? Where are your Olympic Games? Where your Panathenaic Games? Your magnificent festivals and extraordinary theaters? Where are your figures and busts, where are your sacrificial stones and sanctuaries? Each city, each wood and each sanctuary was filled before with lines of quiet marble statues. Remote countries enriched your holy places with offerings, gold jugs from Gygas. Kraters, silver plates and valuable stones from Croesus. At the point when the eminent Olympic celebration opened, substantial group assembled to watch the diversions where competitors and rulers came to contend. Ieron and Gelon and Philip and others before forty thousand surprised Greeks. Herodotus exhibited in his rich history their late triumphs. Thucydides listened to the wonderful congruity of his composition and arranged to meet him in rivalry as a commendable adversary. (G. Dolianitis, Vikelas, First I.O.C. President, International Olympic Academy, [S.Y.])

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Evangelis Zappas 1800-1865 Inspired by Soutsos’ ballad Finances recreations of 1859 Left fortune for future diversions

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The Zappian Games 1859/1870/1875/1889 Track and running occasions Cash prizes Trend from specialist/competitors in 1859 to college competitors in 1889 Ceremonies, employments of decorations and association cleared path for IOC

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Zappian Games of 1859 Held in Athens in an open square Large group Participants from onlookers Mixed rivalry of farming, mechanical and athletic occasions Criticized by press for poor association

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Zappian Games of 1870 Use of old Panathenaic Stadium

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Zappian Games of 1870 Program and standards declared ahead of time Athletes picked ahead of time, basically Greek 30000 observers Monetary and typical prizes Extremely effective Giorgos Akestoridis, champ at the occasion of rope moving in the second Zappian Olympic Games.

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Zappian Games of 1875 Organized by Ioannis Phokianos, chief of Public Gymnasium Strongly gymnastic Heavily scholastic General open banned from rivalry Medal from the third Zappian Olympic Games in 1875 with the bust of ruler George I.

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Zappian Games of 1889 Organized by Phokianos again Heavily gymnastic Held in Gymnasium, not stadium The list of exhibitors at the fourth Zappian Olympic Games.

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) The first Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was held in Paris on 18-23 June 1894. It was amid the first Session that the city of Athens was chosen for the I's Games Olympiad. The main Olympic Committee meets in 1896: Baron de Coubertin is the second from left.

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1896—First Modern Olympics The first Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was held in Paris on 18-23 June 1894. It was amid the first Session that the city of Athens was chosen for the I's Games Olympiad. The book's front by Charles Beck about the 1896 Olympic Games turned into the first Olympic notice. Hellenic Olympic Committee.

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Scenes from Athens 1896 100 meter race

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Some Stats 1896 All 295 competitors were male. The American Thomas Burke won the 100-meter dash in 12.0 seconds. 10-year old Dimitrios Loundras of Greece completed third in the parallel-bars rivalry, turning into the most youthful competitor to complete in main three. Carl Schuhmann of Germany was a standout amongst the most flexible competitors. He won the super heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestling and the long stallion vault. He additionally contended in long bounce, triple hop and shot put. Spyros Louis , The first Marathon victor Last light conveyor at 1936 Olympics

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The U.S. Group 1896 Several individuals from America's first Olympic group. Standing: T.E. Burke, Thomas P. Curtis, Ellery H. Clark. Situated: W.W. Hoyt, Sumner Paine, Trainer John Graham, John B. Paine, Arthur Blake.

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1 st Modern Olympic Champion James Connolly (USA-sports) won the triple bounce on 6 April 1896, and in this manner turned into the first Olympic champion following the Ancient Games. He additionally completed second in the high bounce and third in the long hop. He exited Harvard University to go to Athens on a load boat and after that via train to contend.

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Modern Olympic Movement MISSIONS What is the objective of the Olympic Movement? As per the Olympic Charter, built up by Pierre de Coubertin, the objective of the Olympic Movement is to add to educating so as to build a tranquil and better world youth through game honed without separation of any sort and in the Olympic soul, which obliges common comprehension with a soul of kinship, solidarity and reasonable play. Crucial missions of the Olympic Movement: Choice of the host city Organization of the Olympic Games Equality in game Promotion of ladies in game Protection of competitors Human improvement help Protection of the environment The Olympic Truce

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Baron de Coubertin 1863-1937 The man most in charge of the current's recovery Olympic Games was a French aristocrat, Pierre de Fredi, known as Baron de Coubertin .

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The Modern Olympic Ideal "The thought of the restoration of Olympic Games was not a passing favor: it was the legitimate summit of an awesome development. The nineteenth century saw the desire for physical activities restore all over ... In the meantime the considerable developments, the railroads and the broadcast have compressed separations and humankind has come to carry on another presence; the people groups have blended, they have figured out how to know one another better and instantly they began to look at themselves. What one accomplished the other quickly wished likewise to try: all inclusive shows united to one territory of the globe the results of the most far off terrains; Literary or exploratory congresses have united, into contact, the different scholarly strengths. How then ought to the competitors not look to meet, since contention is the premise of sports, and as a general rule the very reason of its existence?"â  (Baron Pierre de Coubertin, 1896)

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