The Olympic Games Past & Present

Olympic RingsSeeing all of the Olympic Bouquets has really got us in the Olympic spirit! The idea of the Olympic Games was conceived in ancient Greece but ended around the time of 393 and 426 AD. The Games started up again in 1896 back in its birthplace, Athens, Greece. There have been a total of 30 Olympics in the modern era, not all have actually happened or were attended by all of the world’s superpowers but this 2012 Olympics marks the Games of the 30th Olympiad.  

      • 1896 Olympics in Athens, Greece

    • 1900 Olympics in Paris, France
    • 1904 Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri
    • 1908 Olympics in London, UK
    • 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden
    • 1916 Olympics in Berlin, Germany (canceled due to World War I)
    • 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium
    • 1924 Olympics in Paris, France
    • 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany
    • 1940 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan (canceled due to World War II)
    • 1944 Olympics in London, UK (canceled due to World War II)
    • 1948 Olympics in London, UK
    • 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland
    • 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia
    • 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy
    • 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan
    • 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico
    • 1972 Olympics in Munich, West Germany
    • 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • 1980 Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union (boycotted by the U.S.)
    • 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea
    • 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain
    • 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    • 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia
    • 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece
    • 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China
    • 2012 Olympics in London, UK
    • 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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