Where were the first Olympic Games held?

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According to historical records, the first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC. They were usually held every four years until 394 AD, when they were suppressed by Theodosius I.
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The ancient Olympics began in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and they continued until 393 AD. In the modern era, the first Olympic Games were held at Athens, Greece in 1896. Athens, Greece
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The first games were held in Olympia, Greece.
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Answer The Summer games were held in Munich, West Germany and the Winter games were held in Sapporo, Japan.
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They were held in Athens, in 1896. ~ cjm.
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Historians are not sure when the first games actually took place, but the first recorded Olympic Games happened in 776 B.C. They continued for more than a millennium until a decree by the Roman emperor Theodosius banned all polytheistic rituals.

The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Inspired by his studies of the Classical world, French nobleman Pierre de Coubertin organized this event.

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