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Where did the first modern Olympic Games take place?
1. Rome
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4. Athens

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Athens

The correct answer is Athens.

  • The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history.
  • Organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which had been created by French aristocrat Pierre de Coubertin.
  • It was held in Athens, Greece, from 6 to 15 April 1896. 
  • Fourteen nations (according to the IOC, though the number is subject to interpretation) and 241 athletes (all males; this number is also disputed) took part in the games.

  • The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee is in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • The President of the International Olympic Committee is Thomas Bach.
  • The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
  • The mascot of the Summer Olympics 2020 is MIRAITOWA.

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