How the Modern Summer Olympics was Created

The Modern Summer Olympic Games would rise , largerly from the efforts of Baron Pierre de Coubertin who was from France. Who was dedicated to the advancement of physical education, he became inspired by the idea of creating a Modern Summer Olympic Games after visiting the Ancient Olympics sites. In November 1892, at a meeting of the Union des Sports Arthl├ętiques in Paris, Coubertin proposed the idea of reviving the Olympics as an international athletic competition held each four years. Two years later, he got the approval needed for the International Olympic committee. Which from there started of the Modern Summer Olympics.

Significance of Summer Olympics
The Modern Summer Olympic Games unite nations throughout the world. While the Modern Summer Olympic Games are also about competition, and about learning other contries and the similarities between all countries.
Swimming and Artistic Gymnastics
Swimming is a team or individual sport that includes using arms and legs to move the body through the water. In most cases, the sport takes place in pools. Competitive swimming is one of the most favored Olympic sports. With 5 events: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley.
Gymnastics is a sport involving the execution of exercises involving strength, flexibility, balance, agility, endurance and control. The movements involved in gymnastics present to the development of the arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and abdominal muscle category. Artistic gymnastics requires the women's events of vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Men's artistic gymnastics events include floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar.

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