You asked: Who won 1896 Olympics?

What countries were in the 1896 Olympics?

14 Participating Countries

1 Australia
6 France
7 Germany
8 Great Britain & Ireland
9 Greece

How many Olympics have there been since 1896?

Since then, summer and winter games have usually celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad; summer and winter games normally held in staggered even years. There have been 29 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 cities, and 23 Winter Olympic Games held in 20 cities.

Who crashed the 1896 Olympic marathon?

Crashing through to victory – Carlos Lopes – Marathon.

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.

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