1) which year was the first Olympics held?

Question:A)year 1898
B)year 1896
C)year 1894


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1896 in Greece

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All incorrect, First was 1066 in Ancient Greece... you learn that in 5th grade LOL!

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Yah, the first Olympics was in 1066, but the first modern olympics were held in Athens in 1896. Its founders hoped the games would promote "love of peace and respect for life."

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for one thing, 1066 isn't ancient.

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The first modern Olympic Games was held in Athens, Greece in 1896 and was the brainchild of Baron de Coubertin.

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B)year 1896

According to legend, the ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus. Yet the first Olympic Games for which we still have written records were held in 776 BCE (though it is generally believed that the Games had been going on for many years already). At this Olympic Games, a naked runner, Coroebus (a cook from Elis), won the sole event at the Olympics, the stade - a run of approximately 192 meters (210 yards). This made Coroebus the very first Olympic champion in history.

The ancient Olympic Games grew and continued to be played every four years for nearly 1200 years. In 393 CE, the Roman emperor Theodosius I, a Christian, abolished the Games because of their pagan influences.

Approximately 1500 years later, a young Frenchmen named Pierre de Coubertin began their revival.

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1896. Thank You Zain for the recap of the ancient Games

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B year 1896 A.D.

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Officialy the first olympic was in VIII cen.B.C. but if u think about this question the first olympic was held 1894 year in Athens, Greece.

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