14 Cool Facts About The Olympics That You Might Not Know - Deepstash
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  1. Athletes were often naked in the Olympics held in Ancient Greece, as a tribute to the Gods.
  2. Winners often bite their medal during the awards ceremony, as a nod to early merchants w...

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14 Cool Facts About The Olympics That You Might Not Know

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  • Olympics were initially held in Olympia every four years from 776 BCE till 392 AD. 
  • The games were then abolished by Roman Emperor Theodosius.
  • The Olympic games returned a...

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  1. The Olympic Rings stand for the five continents, with colours that are found in all competing nations' flags.
  2. The names of the winners are engraved on the stadium walls.
  3. The an...

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  • Olympics for the disabled and differently-abled started in Rome in 1960, and since then has seen many athletes with no hands and no legs win medals.
  • The same year Abebe Bikila won the ...

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