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2012年伦敦奥运会绚丽开幕,街头巷尾都少不了奥运两个字,我们也来凑个热闹,不过现代奥运自然精彩,古代奥运也很隽永啊,让我们一起通过文字穿越到古代奥运,看看当时的盛况又是如何打动人心。

Ancient Olympic Games 古代奥运会

1.When was the first Olympic Games held? 第一次奥运会在何时举行?

B.C.776.公元前776年。

2.Where was it held? 第一次奥运会在哪里举行?

Olympia, Greece.希腊奥林匹亚城。

3.Who could compete in the Olympics? 什么样人可以参加奥运会?

The Olympics were open to any free born Greek in the world. There were separate men' and boys' divisions for the events.

奥运会面向全世界的所有有人身自由权利的希腊人开放,分成人组和少儿组。

4.Were women allowed at the Olympics? 妇女可以参加奥运会吗?

Not only were women not permitted to compete personally, married women were also barred from attending the games, under penalty of death.

妇女不仅不能参加,而且已婚妇女如果出席奥运会将会被判处死刑。

5.At that time, what prizes did Olympic victors get? 古代奥运会上获胜的选手能得到何种奖励?

A crown made from olive leaves.一个由橄榄树叶做成的桂冠。

6.Where did people get the Olympic flame for the first Olympic Games? 第一次奥运会人们从哪里采集奥运圣火?

Olympia.奥林匹亚城。

7.What was used to light the torch at that time? 那时侯用什么点燃火炬?

The sun's rays 阳光。

8.What does the torch relay stand for? 火炬传递意味着什么?

Spirit, knowledge and life.精神,知识和生命。

9.When did the Olympic Torch Relay begin? 奥运火炬传递从什么时候开始?

The concept was revived in 1928 in Amsterdam. The Olympic Torch Relay has been a tradition since 1952.

1928年在阿姆斯特丹的奥运会上这一思想又被重新启用。奥运火炬是从1952年以来一直沿用的一种传统。

10. Was the marathon one of the ancient Olympic events? 古代奥运会有马拉松运动吗?Where did the marathon come from?马拉松运动的起源是什么?

Never没有

It came from the story in the 5th century B.C. how a herald named Phidippides ran the 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory and died on the spot.

它起源于公元前5世纪雅典长跑运动员费迪皮迪兹的故事,他以传令官的身份从马拉松到雅典跑了26英里宣告希腊在战争中的胜利,最后却牺牲生命。

 
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