The new wording of the Olympic oath is: We promise to take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules and in the spirit of fair play, inclusion and equality. Together we stand in solidarity and commit ourselves to sport without doping, without cheating, without any form of discrimination.
Is Olympic oath still relevant?
With effect from the 2018 Winter Olympics, the three oaths were combined into one, led by an athlete, although representatives of judges and coaches are still involved in the taking of the oath. In July 2021 the oath was further refined to highlight inclusion and equality.
Which Olympics marked the effect of a new oath?
Explanation: The Olympic Oath was first taken at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp by the fencer Victor Boin. Boin’s oath in 1920 was: We swear.
What is the main message behind the Olympic oath?
Together we stand in solidarity and commit ourselves to sport without doping, without cheating, without any form of discrimination. We do this for the honour of our teams, in respect for the Fundamental Principles of Olympism, and to make the world a better place through sport.”
Why is the Olympic oath relevant?
Why does an athlete take the oath at the Olympic Games? When an athlete takes the Olympic oath at the opening ceremony, he/she commits, on behalf of all the other competitors, to respect the rules and take part the competitions in a spirit of fair play.
What are the three Olympic values?
The three values of Olympism are excellence, friendship and respect. They constitute the foundation on which the Olympic Movement builds its activities to promote sport, culture and education with a view to building a better world. Learn More: Factsheet on the Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP)
What are the Olympic colors?
The Olympic symbol consists of five interlaced rings of equal dimensions, used alone, in one or in five different colours, which are, from left to right, blue, yellow, black, green and red.