They were a family of gods, the most important consisting of the first generation of Olympians, offspring of the Titans Cronus and Rhea: Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter and Hestia, along with the principal offspring of Zeus: Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes, and Dionysus.
Where was the eighth Olympics held?
Where were these Olympic Games held?
FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN
Although the ancient Games were staged in Olympia, Greece, from 776 BC through 393 AD, it took 1503 years for the Olympics to return. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
Which year was the last Olympics?
List of Olympic Host Cities
|Olympiad||Year||Host City, Country|
|XXX||2012||London, England, UK|
Which city has only hosted the Olympic Games once?
Eleven cities will have hosted the Olympic Games more than once: Athens (1896 and 2004 Summer Olympics), Paris (1900, 1924 and 2024 Summer Olympics), London (1908, 1948 and 2012 Summer Olympics), St. Moritz (1928 and 1948 Winter Olympics), Lake Placid (1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics), Los Angeles (1932, 1984 and 2028 …
When was the last time the Olympics were in America?
2028 Summer Olympics: Los Angeles
Los Angeles also hosted the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games. The 2028 Olympics will also mark the first time the United States hosts Olympic Games since the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
How old was the youngest Olympic champion?
The USA’s Marjorie Gestring won gold in the springboard diving event at the Berlin 1936 Games, becoming the youngest-ever female Olympic champion at 13 years and 268 days old.