What do the 5 circles for the Olympics mean?

What do Olympic circles represent?

The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.

What are the 5 Olympic values?

Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) These teaching materials focus on the five pillars of educational values: Joy of Effort, Fair Play, Respect for Others; pursuit of excellence; and balance between body, will and mind.

What is the meaning of Citius?

“Citius, Altius, Fortius” is the motto of the Olympic Games; an event that symbolizes unity and exuberance of the human spirit. These three Latin words mean “Swifter, Higher, Stronger.” Baron de Coubertin borrowed the motto from Father Henri Martin Dideono, the headmaster of Arcueil College in Paris.

What are the Olympics ideals?

The three values of Olympism are excellence, friendship and respect. They constitute the foundation on which the Olympic Movement builds its activities to promote sport, culture and education with a view to building a better world.

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