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1896 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

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The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. Organised by the ...

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights

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The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the largest ...

First modern Olympics is held - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ...

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Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...

First modern Olympic Games - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The First Modern Olympics: Athens, 1896 - Infoplease

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"I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens. " With these words on April 6, 1896, King George I of Greece welcomed the ...

The First Modern Olympic Games, Athens, Greece, 1896 - National ...

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All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place winners were ...

The Feats of Athleticism of the First Modern Olympics | TIME

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Aug 4, 2016 ... See the athletes who made first Olympics of the modern era a success, during the week of April 6, 1896, in Athens.

Athens 1896 Olympic Games | Britannica.com

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Jan 24, 2014 ... Athletic festival held in Athens that took place April 6–15, 1896. The Athens Games were the first occurrence of the modern Olympic Games.