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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_symbols

He appears to have intended the rings to represent the five participating ... The 1914 Congress was suspended due to the outbreak of World War I, ... carry the flame along with an escort of three others from there to Berlin.

mentalfloss.com/article/31263/what-do-olympic-rings-mean

Aug 3, 2016 ... The congress agreed on proposals for a modern Olympics, and the ... from all five inhabited parts of the world—a design of five interlocked rings, drawn and ... red .. . is symbolic; it represents the five inhabited continents of the world, ... The IOC takes their rings very seriously, and the symbol is subject to very ...

www.quora.com/What-do-the-Olympic-rings-represent

There are five Olympic rings in five colours (plus the white background) and they look like this: ... The rings represent 5 world continents, Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Oceania. The symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/traditions/rings.htm

The five Olympic rings represent the five major regions of the world – Africa, the ... There is one country's flag that has every color that is represented on the ...

www.methodshop.com/2008/08/what-do-the-olympic-rings-symbolize.shtml

Aug 5, 2008 ... Have you ever wondered why there are 5 olympic rings and what the ... represent the 5 different areas of the world involved in the Olympics ...

www.gislounge.com/geography-of-the-olympic-rings

Aug 2, 2012 ... While the five rings symbolize each of the world's continents, the ... to the Olympics: there are sixteen in all, one for each day of the Olympics.

stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reports/EN/en_report_1303.pdf

Meaning of the five rings and flag — History of the rings and flag suggested by Pierre ... This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are ... Games to be an international event from the time of their re- ... me crosses different regions, countries and continents.

www.kidsplayandcreate.com/what-do-the-olympic-rings-represent-fun-facts-about-the-olympics-for-kids

There are five Olympic rings. The five rings represent 5 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, the Americas (North and South), Australia and Europe. The five colors ...

www.janecky.com/olympics/rings.html

The five rings represent the five major regions of the world: Africa, the ... of the next host-city for four years until the Opening Ceremony of their Olympic Games.