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Games of the I Olympiad. Cover of the official report of 1896 Athens Summer Olympics. Often listed as the poster of the Games.

Games of the I Olympiad. Cover of the official report of 1896 Athens Summer Olympics. Often listed as the poster of the Games.

Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

German gymnastics champions Schuhmann, Flatow and Weingartner from the 1896 Olympic games in Athens.

German gymnastics champions Schuhmann, Flatow and Weingartner from the 1896 Olympic games in Athens.

The Olympic Games are a series of athletic competitions that were held in honor of Zeus. The games originated from Olympia, Greece and only consisted of a few games and only a few people. Today the tradition still continues, but there are many more games and people all over the world compete.

The Olympic Games are a series of athletic competitions that were held in honor of Zeus. The games originated from Olympia, Greece and only consisted of a few games and only a few people. Today the tradition still continues, but there are many more games and people all over the world compete.

••Olympic history: 1896 Olympic opening ceremony at Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens, Greece•• Wikipedia article • 1st IOC Games: 14 nations / 241 athletes / 43 events - in 2016 Rio USA alone has 560+ athletes!

••Olympic history: 1896 Olympic opening ceremony at Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens, Greece•• Wikipedia article • 1st IOC Games: 14 nations / 241 athletes / 43 events - in 2016 Rio USA alone has 560+ athletes!

5l. 1896 Olympic Games, the lower part of the sheet (pos.101-125 and 126-150), including 5 gutter pairs, u/m.

5l. 1896 Olympic Games, the lower part of the sheet (pos.101-125 and 126-150), including 5 gutter pairs, u/m.

Fotografia de Burton Holmes intitulada "1896: Três atletas em treinamento para a Maratona nos Jogos Olímpicos de Atenas".  - Wikipédia, a Enciclopédia Livre

Fotografia de Burton Holmes intitulada "1896: Três atletas em treinamento para a Maratona nos Jogos Olímpicos de Atenas". - Wikipédia, a Enciclopédia Livre