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1

only city to host the summer Games three times

London

2

Times Olympics held in USA

4, 3 different cities

3

n the ancient Olympics, which philosopher (427-347 BC) was a double winner of the Pankration.

Plato

4

Five countries have been represented at all Summer Olympic Games

Greece, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, and Australia,

5

only nation to have participated under its own flag in all modern summer Olympic Games.

Greece

6

The only Olympic event in which mother and daughter competed together

Golf 1990

7

The only Olympian ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize

Philip Noel-Baker of Great Britain

8

The first black athlete to compete at the Olympics

Constantin Henriquez de Zubiera, competing for France in 1900.

9

the only competitor to win a medal in three different sports at the same Games, a feat he achieved at St Louis in 1904. He won four Olympics medals - in freestyle wrestling (silver), weightlifting (2 x bronze) and tug of war (bronze).

German Frank Kugler (competing for the US)

10

lowest number of total Olympic medals per capita

India

11

youngest medalist ever in an individual event

12-year-old Inge Sorensen from Denmark won a bronze medal in the 200-meter breaststroke in 1936

12

only person to win medals at the Winter and Summer Games in the same year (1988)

East German Christa Luding-Rothenburger-speed skating and track cycling

13

only person to have won gold medals in both the Summer and Winter Games.

Eddie Eagan

14

only nation to have won at least one gold medal at every Summer Games.

Great Britain

15

Olympic Motto

Citius, Altius, Fortius ("Swifter, Higher, Stronger").

16

Olympic Hymn

composed by Spyros Samaras and the words added by Kostis Palamas.

17

Women were first allowed to participate

1900 2nd modern olympics

18

The winter Olympic Games were first held

1924-Chamonix

19

first time winter Olympic Games were held in completely different years

1994 Lillehammer, Norway

(1992, when the Summer Games were in Barcelona, Spain and the Winter Games were in Albertville, France.)

20

canceled games

Because of World War I and World War II, there were no Olympic Games in 1916, 1940, or 1944.

21

Who won the most medals at the first summer olympics in 1896?

Greece

22

Most metals at the Winter Games?

Norway 263

23

First place winners in the 1900 Paris Olympics received

Paintings

24

St. Louis

1904

25

first time Olympics were televised.

Berlin 1936

26

What does 4th place get?

The first eight athletes in each event receive a diploma from the IOC. The first three finishers receive both a medal and a diploma.

27

Which American city hosted Winter games twice?

Lake Placid, in 1932 and 1980.

28

Where will the 2018 Winter Olympics be held?

PyeongCheng South Korea