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Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics (Questions and Answers)

Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics (Questions and Answers) The Summer Paralympic Games opening ceremony was on September 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Athletes from around the world with physical or mental disabilities will compete to win medals while representing their country. We are sharing important Information about Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics. This will help you for upcoming competitive exams in General Awareness Section.   Read More


Rio Olympics 2016 - (Questions)

Rio Olympics 2016 - (Questions)   The opening ceremony of 2016 Rio Olympics was held -   Maracana Stadium   2016 Rio Olympic cauldron was lit by -  Vanderlei de Lima   India’s flag bearer during parade at 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony was - Abhinav Bindra   First gold medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics was won by - Ginny Thrash Read More


INDIA AT THE 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS

INDIA AT THE 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS   Olympic Goodwill Ambassadors’ list --- A R Rahman , Sachin Tendulkar, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood star Salman Khan.   Flag bearer (Opening Cermony)  ------- Abhinav Bindra    Flag bearer (Closing Cermony) ---- Sakshi Malik (Haryana)   Medals Won by India in Olympics 2016 - 0 Gold, 1 Silver , 1 Bronze   Competitors & Read More


Facts about Olympic Games

Facts about Olympic Games First ancient Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. in honour of Greek God Zeus. First modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Olympic Games are so called because they were held in the city of Olympia. The person known as the father of modern Olympic Games is Pierre de Coubertin. Read More


Important Questions About Olympics

Important Questions About Olympics     1 Which was the first Winter Olympic Sports to be included in the Summer Olympics?  Ice-Hockey     2. Which city won the right to host 2020 edition of the Olympic Games?   Tokyo     3. In which country the first Winter Olympics held in the year 1924?  France   4. What do the five rings on the Oly Read More


India at the 2016 Summer Olympics

India at the 2016 Summer Olympics   India is competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.    Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920, although they had their official debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.   The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation (a total of 12 Read More


About Indian Olympic Association (IOA)

About Indian Olympic Association (IOA)   First IOA ( Indian Olympic Association) President -  Sir Dorabji Tata 1927-1928   First IOA ( Indian Olympic Association )Secretary Generals - Dr. A.G. Noehren  until 1938   Created IOA ( Indian Olympic Association)    -------        1927   Recognized IOA ( Indian Olympic Association)  -------- &nb Read More


2016 Summer Olympics

2016 Summer Olympics The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016),officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016   Games of the XXXI Olympiad A green, gold and blue coloured design, featuring three people joining hands in a circular formation, sits above the words "Rio 2016", written in a stylistic font. The Olympic rings are placed under Read More


India In OLYMPICS

India in Olympic Games   1. In which year was the Indian Olympic Association formed? Answer: 1927   2. India participated for the first time in ……… Olympics? Answer: 1900, Paris   3. Who represented India at the 1900 Paris Olympics? Answer: Norman Pritchard   4. How many gold medals Indian Hockey Team has won in the Olympic Game so far? Answer: Eight & Read More


Important Things About Olympics

Important Things About Olympics The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart. creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894 The Olympic symbol, better known as the Oly Read More





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