Top 10 Olympic Games facts Selected as the most interesting among Olympic Games related questions in Olympic Games quiz What was the position of Greece at the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of Olympic Games in Athens?Greece marched twice, both first and last. According to the tradition, Greece always walk first due to its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation always marches last. Since in Athens Greece was also the host nation, they walked twice.Created by: Andy SealyAthens facts » How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)0. In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.Created by: KasiaCold War facts » Under what name does Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, participate in the Olympics?Chinese Taipei. The People's Republic of China opposes the use of "Republic of China" or the common name "Taiwan" for the country because it would imply an acceptance of Taiwan as a sovereign state. The Taiwanese also rejected "Taiwan" as they officially still claim the sole legitimate government of all of China.Created by: ex-terminatorpolitics facts » Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in year 1956?Hungary vs USSR. By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.Created by: Kasiawater sports facts » Until when were the ancient Olympic Games held?4th century AD. The olympic games were disbanded as "pagan rituals" shortly after Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire. Theodosius the Great dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome and banned the Olympics in Ancient Greece. Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of sport facts » How many times Olympic Flame went out?5. So far the Olympic Flame went out 5 times. In 1976 in Montreal the fire went out due to intensive rain. In Athens in 2004 the flame went down on the historical stadium of 1896. During Beijing Games of 2008 it was gone due to "technical issues". During the relay to London in 2012 the flame got extinguished on a boat. On the relay to Sochi in 2013 fire went out at Red Square of Moscow.Created by: smyrufire facts » Why were 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam strongly criticised by Vatican?Women were allowed to participate in athletic competitions. The decision to include women in athletic competitions was widely criticised not only by the majority of the sport community, but also by Vatican.Created by: Ninjaisports facts » What is the longest distance among the Olympic events in athletics?50 km. The 50 kilometer race walk (men only) is an Olympic athletics event, longer than marathon race. It is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times.Created by: Kasiasport facts » In what type of cycling most Olympic medals are awarded?Track cycling. There are 10 track cycling events at the Summer Olympic: Keirin, Omnium, Team Pursuit, Team Sprint and Individual Sprint; all both men and women. In contrast, there are only 4 events of road cycling, 2 of BMX and 2 of mountain bike.Created by: Kasiacycling facts » How many sport events are there in the Summer Olympics? (In 1896, there were 43)302. The number of events grown rapidly between 1980 (203 events in Moscow) and 2000 (300 events in Sydney).Created by: Kasiasport facts » Play Olympic Games quiz and see all the questions.