Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Olympic History

Hook: Do you know about the ancient Olympic game?
It started at 776 BC in Olympia. There was one event it was 200 yard dash. It was only for men to compete in the nude the religious festival was held for the god Zeus was held every four years.  

In 391 AD Rome invaded Greece. Two years later the Olympics games were abolished. In 1896 a French men re-started the Modern Olympic games four years later  in 1900 women were allowed to compete. and the still are competing. There was nine games it was tennis, swimming , cycling, and others.         

This year the Olympics are held in Rio Brazil. The player I  support is Valerie Adams

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