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Olympics History Timeline 1891 - 1900



Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events
1891          
1892          
1893          
1894             International Athletic Congress - International Olympic Committee (IOC) founded The Olympic Flame Burns in the Reconstructed Roman Stadium, Athens, Attica, Greece
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1895          
1896 Athens, Greece

April 6 - April 15
United States finished in first position in the final medal rankings, with 11 gold medals and 20 medals overall.

Greece finished in second position in the final medal rankings, with 10 gold medals and 46 medals overall.
  14 241 43 in 9 sports The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. These games were the first modern Olympic Games and the first Games since Roman emperor Theodosius I banned the Ancient Olympic Games in 393 as part of the Christian campaign against paganism. They Women were not allowed to compete at the 1896 Summer Olympics.
1897           The Olympics: Athens to Athens 1896-2004
The Olympics: Athens to Athens 1896-2004
1898              
1899           Olympic Games Athens 1896 - Athens 2004
Olympic Games Athens 1896 - Athens 2004
1900 Paris, France

May 14 - October 28
France finished in first position in the final medal rankings, with 26 gold medals and 92 medals overall.

United States finished in second position in the final medal rankings, with 19 gold medals and 47 medals overall.
Alvin Kraenzlein won the 60 metres (he was one of two people to win this event), the 110 metres, the 220 metre hurdles, and the long jump events; as of 2005, these four individual gold medals are still a record for a track and field athlete. 24 997 95 in 19 sports The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in 1900 in Paris, France.

United States Olympic Committee (USOC ) founded, Head Quarters located in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Three marathon runners from the United States contested the result saying the French runners who got first and second places took a short cut, and the proof was they were the only contestants not spattered with mud. The IOC only confirmed the results twelve years later.
Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events


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