The Olympic flag was created under the guidance of Baron de Coubertin in 1913 and was released in 1914. It was first hoisted in 1914 in Alexandria, Egypt at the 1914 Pan-Egyptian Games. The five rings represent the five continents of the world.
When and where the first Olympic flag was furled?
The correct answer is 1920 Antwerp (Belgium). In 1920 at the Games in Antwerp, the Olympic flag was furled for the first time in an Olympic stadium. It was Pierre de Coubertin who had this idea.
Why the Olympic flag was hoisted for the first time in the year 1920 though it was created in the year 1913?
A symbol of new-found peace after the global conflict of 1914-1918 which had left Europe in ruins, the Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp in 1920 were the setting for exploits by legendary champions, but also an opening ceremony that made its mark in the history of the great sports gathering imagined by Pierre de …
What is the Olympic rings represent?
The Olympic rings represent unity of the world.
The interlocking of the rings is representative of a unified world. … Olympic athletes are expected to embody the three values of Olympism: excellence, friendship, and respect.