When was the Olympic flag raised for the first time?

In which year was the Olympic flag raised for the first time in India?

First Indian flag-bearer at Olympics

The honour of being India’s flag-bearer at the 1948 Olympics was thus given to Dr Talimeren Ao, the inspirational first captain of the men’s Indian football team.

Why are there 5 Olympic rings instead of 7?

The five rings represented the five participating continents of the time: Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania. … This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.”

In which month and year the Olympic flag was first solemnly inaugurated?

The Olympic flag, created in 1993 at the suggestion of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was solemnly inaugurated in Paris in June 1914 but it was raised over an Olympic stadium for the first at Antwerp Games (Belgium) in 1920.

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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Are there six continents?

Many geographers and scientists now refer to six continents, in which Europe and Asia are combined (because they’re one solid landmass). These six continents are then Africa, Antarctica, Australia/Oceania, Eurasia, North America, and South America.

Which of these color does not represent the color of Olympic rings?

Orange is color which not seen in the Symbol of the Olympics.