What is Olympic Games definition/concept
The Olympic Games are undoubtedly the top representatives of the sport today, being the most significant event that brings together athletes from all over the world to perform their presentations in different modalities, both individually and in groups.
In addition, the Olympic Games are one of the events that bring together the largest number of spectators and due to their long trajectory, they are considered one of the most important moments of human union.
They were born in Old Greece, from the year 776 a. Ç.
The various cities or poleis that were part of the Greek territory met every four years in the sanctuary of Olympia, exactly located on Mount Olympus, which gives them their name. Cities competed against each other in various sports, most of which are now grouped within a group known as athletics (track racing, obstacle courses, high jump, long jump, javelin throw, etc.) .
However, with the fall of Greek civilization, the tradition of games was lost and was only resumed in 1896, when they were held in the city of Athens, thus marking the beginning of what we know as the modern Olympic Games.
In the new generation, they are represented by the famous five-circle logo that represents the union of the five continents
They have a much broader list of modalities and sports that have varied over time and incorporate modern sports such as football, water or team sports.
The current Olympic Games are also held every four years with the aim of allowing time for each host city to prepare the necessary facilities for such an event. The selection of the city that will host the Games is the task of the International Olympic Committee, which also collaborates in organizing and preparing the venues.