Olympic Games ceremonial fire The Olympic Games ceremonial fire in 1934, the IOC Athens conference decided that restores the old extensively the Olympic Games old system, the Olympic Games period main stadium burns the Olympics ceremonial fire,recreation place
the ceremonial fire kindling material is from the Olympics, selects the torch relay method to pass to the host country, before then the 1928 9th Olympic Games had Gao Taran from beginning to end at Holland's Amsterdam city's main body competition the flaming fireworks.
The kindling material lights with the condensing lens collection sunlight becomes, then through relay transmission after 4 countries to host country sponsor place, this is the Olympic Games holds this kind of activity for the first time. on July 20, 1936, Olympia held the ignition ceremony after the 11th session of summer Olympics each manpower holds the torch to run 1 kilometer relay,continents leisure
after Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, Czechoslovakia, on August 1 passed to Berlin, the entire journey 3075 kilometers, participated relay altogether has 3075 people, from this session, the IOC official stipulation ignition Olympics flame is each Olympic Games opening ceremony essential ceremony. In addition, ignites the ceremonial fire is to commemorate the soldier who in a war sacrifices, but the torch transmission symbolizes from all over the world the dissemination peace friendship.
Modern Olympic Games' founder Pierre · German · Gu Baidan Pierre · German · Gu Baidan is the modern Olympic Games' founder. He is born in Paris aristocratic family. After the middle school graduates, after entering University of Paris study law, politics, goes to Britain to pursue advanced studies, to study the pedagogy. At that time Britain's outdoors sports vibrated to Gu Baidan is very big, he resolved to change France to the sports being indifferent, what he yearned for was expands the world the athletic exchange. in 1863, Gu Baidan proposed that holds the similar ancient Olympic Games' competition, but is not the copy, but was only restricted in the past the ancient Olympic Games which the Greek participated to expand to the worldwide scale.
Although Gu Baidan's position encounters some opposition faction's boycotting, but under his unremitting efforts, on June 16, 1894 had 20 countries to send representative finally to convene the first session in France University of Paris “the reconstruction international Olympics games international conference”. On June 23 evening, the committee official announcement being established International Olympic Committee, medium stadium this day, to the world sports' development, has the epoch-making significance to the Olympics movement. Many countries this day of achievement sports holiday, China also decided as in 1986 this day the Olympics date.
Modern Olympic Games' history The Olympic Games have been held since a.D. 776 years in Greece's Olympia, already had 1200 history. The movement project then had the pentathlon (to contain (mix movement which discus, javelin, long jump, race and wrestling), the race, the boxing, the wrestling, Pankration boxing and tripped and fell), the wagon to race and to ride a horse. The Austria high jump project Lin Pike revival starting from 1896, at that time Greece's Athens had held the first modern Olympic Games, at that time had from 14 national 245 athletes participates. Hereafter, the participative athlete, the participative country and the event grows day by day, in 2000 at Australia's Sydney Olympic Games, had from 199 national more than 10,000 athletes participates.
The winter sports items most as early as increased in 1908 to the Olympic Games, at that time was the figure skating movement. The ice hockey project joined from 1920. In 1924, the Winter Olympic Games first time the Nice were held alone in France's Zha Mi. From 1994, the Winter Olympic Games are decided the disagreement summer Olympics to be held in the same year, therefore the present Olympic Games for every two years a session, winter Olympics and the summer Olympics carry on alternately.