The Olympic Games began in ancient Greece because the first games were held in the Olympic Games and legend has it that the birthplace was founded by Zeuss.
The Olympic Games is a great event in the sports industry. There are many athletes in the world who will take part in this event. So what did the Olympic Games originate from? Let’s get to know.
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The first ancient Olympic Games were held in 776 BC and lasted until 394 AD, a total of 293 sessions.The Games are held every four years.
Beginning in 1883, Coubertin, a Frenchman, worked to revive the ancient Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee was finally established on June 23, 1894.
Historians generally believe that since 776 BC, competitive performances have all appeared in the form of competitions, so people regard this as the beginning of the ancient Olympic Games.
After years of development, the Olympic Games have gradually increased, from racing to a comprehensive Games with a variety of sports.
The ancient Olympic Games is a pan-Greek religious celebration, the main features include: the first is to worship the gods of Mount Olympus; the second is to have a unique sacrificial system; the third is to have rich religious myths and legends.