Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Pierre de Coubertin

After a gap of hundreds of years the Olympics returned to Athens in 1896, the reason behind the recreation of the Olympics was because of one man, Pierre de Coubertin. He admired the Greek ideas of fitness and sporting competitiveness amongst different communities, and he hoped that the modern Olympics would bring countries closer together.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Toby,
    Do you think that the Olympics has achieved Pierre's goal of bringing countries closer together?
    Well done!
    Love Mum