INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC DAY 2023: 10 INTERESTING FACTS

International Olympic Day is celebrated on June 23 every year to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games.

The first International Olympic Day was celebrated in 1948.

The Olympic symbol consists of five interlocking rings, representing the continents of the world.

The Olympic motto is 'Citius, Altius, Fortius', which means 'Faster, Higher, Stronger'.

The Olympic flame is lit in Olympia, Greece, and then carried to the host city of the Olympic Games.

The Olympic Games were first held in ancient Greece in 776 BC.

The modern Olympic Games were revived in 1896 by Pierre de Coubertin.

The Olympic Games have been held in 23 different countries since their revival in 1896.

The next Summer Olympic Games will be held in Paris, France in 2024.

The next Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing, China in 2022.