You asked: What are the rings in the Olympics?

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.

Why are the Olympic rings joined together?

In formation, they’re interlaced with one another, with three rings on top and two on the bottom. The connection of the rings was designed to embody a unified world. Not only do they represent the union of continents but the meeting of athletes from around the world at the Olympic Games.

What countries represent 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.

Can I use the Olympic rings? The Olympic rings are the exclusive property of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). They are a mark protected around the world and cannot be used without the IOC’s prior written consent.

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