Saturday, August 18, 2012


This week for Integrated Studies I had to find facts about the Ancient Olympics, History of the New Zealand Olympic teams and facts about the Modern Olympics. This is what I found out....

Ancient Olympic Games
  • The ancient Olympic games were held in Olympia.
  • The athletes competed nude.

History of the New Zealand Olympic Teams
  • The first 3 modern Olympics New Zealand did not compete. Due to money and distance. 
  • In 1908 New Zealand joined with Australia and they formed a team together called “Australsian”. New Zealand sent an independent team in 1920.

Modern Olympics

  • The first modern Olympic games were held at  Greece, Athens in 1986
  • The Olympic games are held in different countries every 4th year.

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