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The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides

The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
The Olympic Games and Rio 2016 - Presentation - 102 slides
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This resource is a fully editable and informative 91 slide powerpoint on the Olympic Games, their origin and development and on the forthcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in August 2016.

The powerpoint includes a wealth of information and contains references to

• How the Olympics began in Ancient Greece and why they were held. The events that took place.

• The banning of the games by the Roman Emperor, Theodosius I.

• The revival of the games by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1896 and the forming of the Olympic Committee.

• The Olympic logo - the rings and their significance. The origins of, and the inspiration for, the 'Olympic Creed' and the 'Olympic Motto - ' Cistius, Fortius, Altius'.

• The New Olympic Games in Athens - the events (which included the tug of war!) and competitors, the medals given - silver and copper. The absence of women from the first games.

• The inclusion of women for the first time in the Olympic Games in the 1900 Paris Olympic Games.

• Information on the 28 sports that will be included in the Rio Games.

• Notable Olympic achievements - Usain Bolt's Olympic records in 100 metres and 200 metres, Michael Phelps - the most 'decorated' Olympian with 22 Olympic medals, 18 of which are gold and Bob Beaman's' longest standing' Olympic record for the long jump.

• The stadiums and venues at Rio de Janeiro - Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana Beach, Maracanã and Deodoro.

• The significance of the Rio 2016 symbols, the Olympic flame and torch journey.

The resource also contains hyperlinks to videos of:

- Usain Bolt's Olympic record-breaking 100-metre race in London 2012
- Bob Beaman's long jump
- The Olympic Mascots - Vinicius and Tom, the inspiration behind their design and naming (Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim, the pioneers of the ‘bossa nova’ genre of music)
- A 'sneak' preview of Rio' to whet you and your studentls' appetite!

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