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Where were the 2004 and 2008 Olympics held?

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Asked by: Adam Dunlevy

Eritrea and Paraguay won their first ever Olympic medals. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) won both their first Olympic medal and gold medal in this event.

2004 Summer Olympics.

Emblem of the 2004 Summer Olympics
Host city Athens, Greece
Stadium Olympic Stadium
Summer Beijing 2008 → Winter Turin 2006 → 2004 Summer Paralympics

Where was the 2009 Olympics held?

The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games was held in the state of Idaho, USA from February 7 through February 13, 2009.
2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

Host city Boise, Idaho, United States
Nations participating >100
Athletes participating ~2,500

Was there an Olympics in 2008?

Beijing hosted the 2022 Winter Olympics, making it the first city ever to host both the Summer and Winter Games. An unprecedented 87 countries won at least one medal during the 2008 Games.
2008 Summer Olympics.

Emblem of the 2008 Summer Olympics
Host city Beijing, China
Cauldron Li Ning
Stadium Beijing National Stadium

Why was the 2004 Olympics in Athens?

Host city selection
The success of Athens in securing the 2004 Games was based largely on the bid’s appeal to Olympic history and the emphasis that it placed on the pivotal role that Greece and Athens could play in promoting Olympism and the Olympic Movement.

When were the Olympic Games held in Athens?


Appropriately, a Greek, Spyridon Louis, won the first marathon at the 1896 Athens Games. Pierre de Coubertin became IOC president in 1896 and guided the Olympic Games through its difficult early years, when it lacked much popular support and was overshadowed by world’s fairs.

Who won Olympic 2008?

South Korea defeated Cuba 3–2 to win the baseball gold medal. The U.S. women’s basketball team won its fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal, beating Australia 92–65. Brazil took the gold in women’s volleyball, defeating the United States for the country’s first Olympic win in the event.

Who hosted the 2004 Olympics?


Athens 2004 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Athens that took place August 13–29, 2004. The Athens Games were the 25th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The 2004 Olympic Games returned home to Greece, birthplace of the ancient Games and site of the inaugural modern Olympics.

When was last Olympic held?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Where were the last three Olympic Games held?

Answer. Answer: The Games were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece, and were most recently held in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) organises the Games and oversees the host city’s preparations.

Who will host Olympics 2024?


The agreement was ratified by the full IOC membership at the IOC Session in Lima on 13 September, confirming that Paris will host the Olympic Games 2024, and that Los Angeles will host the Olympic Games 2028.