125th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games

Apr 06, 2021, 08.15 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Tuesday, April 6 2021 marks the 125th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games which took place in Athens in 1896. The 10-day event was officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad and was the largest international sporting event, with some 241 athletes from 14 countries competing in 43 events. Approximately two thirds of the participants were from Greece. Watch to know more.

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