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23 june

International Olympic Day 2011

International Olympic Day
Olympic is known to be one ofthe most popular sports events in the world.

When is International Olympic Day celebrated?
23rd June is popular as the International Olympic Day.

When was Olympic started?
Baron Pierre de Coubertin first initiated this game on 23rd June in the year 1894. Baron Pierre de Coubertin was a famous pedagogue from France. He was highly convinced by the moral of thesports and value of it. Thus, he started replenishing the essence of the Olympic game.He then established a committee for giving the responsibility of arranging Olympic event. He is also famous for his Olympic movement.

Evolution of Olympics
The first Olympic game was appeared at Athens in the year 1896. Then officially National Olympic Committee was established. After that, this game took an international shape and running strong till today.

International Olympic Day Initiation
International Olympic Day wasfirstly celebrated on 23rd June 1948. During the time of 42nd International Olympic session at St Moritz of Switzerland in the year 1948,the International Olympic Committee firstly declared 23rd June as the “International Olympic Day”
That day was celebratedwith the help of nine Nocs from nine differenthost countries like :
*.Great Britain

How International Olympic day celebrated?
National Olympic Committees, shortly NOCs for the last twenty years have arranged this event of sport with the celebration by Olympic Day run. This run includes participants from all over theglobe. NOC after and before of 23rd June arranges various activities with the worldwide supporting partnerof Olympic, Mc Donald’s, in order to make this event more playful worldwide.
Those activities include:
*.Different kinds of indoor and outdoor games
*.Educational events
*.Cultural activities.

International Olympic Day celebration on 2004
This is the historical year in the celebration of International Olympic Day. Olympic Day Run in the year 2004 was one of the best runto be considered. This year 162 countries took part in the event while the number of countries during 2003 was141. 1.3 million Crowd including women, children andmen celebrated International Olympic Day which made a record in itself. Mc Donald is the worldwide supporting partner of Olympic game fromthe year 2003. In this year, countries like Hong Kong, Malta and Malaysia determined the beginning andending spot for Olympic run being the McDonald’s restaurant.

Work of National Olympic Committees from different countries
One individual website is made by National Olympic Committee of Canada. This website helps to collect the vote given by the user for the best moment of Olympic from Canada. Again, National Olympic Committee from China has an arrangement of over three thousand people from all age groups taking part in 1.5km fun-run in the Beijing. Beijing is the host city of Olympic Games 2008.

Best regards

Rakesh khudia

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