Frequent question: Where was the first ever Special Olympic World Games held?

The first Special Olympics competition was held in Chicago’s Soldier Field for young people with intellectual disabilities.

What are the 5 rings of the Olympics stand for?

The rings are five interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green and red on a white field, known as the “Olympic rings”. The symbol was originally created in 1913 by Coubertin. He appears to have intended the rings to represent the five continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Oceania.

What is Olympic creed?

The creed, or guiding principle, of the modern Olympic Games is a quote by Baron de Coubertin: “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.

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