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How much do you know about the origins of the Olympics? [quiz]

Since the very beginning of the games at Olympia, the event has served to strengthen unity, bring peace, and celebrate individuals for achieving greatness after endless hours of hard work. The Olympics have always been a source of inspiration and a connection to our own humanity.

Maybe you know how many gold medals Michael Phelps has won over the past 12 years, or how fast Usain Bolt can run 100 meters, but do you know much about the first Olympians? How much do you know about the original Olympic Games that started over 2,500 years ago?

Find out if you would fit right in the crowd at Olympia, or would be completely confused about what you’re witnessing.

Featured image credit:  “Olympia in Ancient Greece” by Pierers Universal-Lexikon, 1891. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Quiz background image credit:  “Olympia in Ancient Greece” by 31774. CC0 Public Domain via Pixabay.

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