Which country hosted the first modern day Olympic Games?

Greece
France
Great Britain
Italy
The first Games held under the auspices of the IOC was hosted in the Pana­thenaic stadium in Athens in 1896. The Games brought together 14 nations and 241 ath­letes. Greek of­fi­cial­s, the public and many of the ath­letest were so en­thu­si­as­tic about the ex­pe­ri­ence of hosting an Olympic Games, that they demanded that Athens be the per­ma­nent Olympic host city.

Answers distribution

Greece
France
Great Britain
Italy
answers
flagGreece
97%
0%
2%
0%
41
flagCzech Republic
92%
0%
0%
7%
14
flagFrance
91%
5%
1%
0%
58
flagItaly
89%
10%
0%
0%
19
flagRepublic of Ireland
87%
9%
0%
3%
33
flagCanada
85%
0%
0%
0%
21
flagPoland
83%
6%
5%
4%
8766
flagNorway
82%
4%
4%
8%
23
flagGermany
81%
6%
4%
6%
123
flagUnknown
80%
5%
6%
7%
435
flagthe United Kingdom
80%
9%
4%
3%
241
flagthe Netherlands
78%
9%
6%
6%
32
flagthe United States
72%
8%
11%
3%
227
flagSweden
72%
16%
5%
5%
18
flagIndia
70%
10%
12%
4%
47
flagAustralia
66%
0%
8%
8%
12
flagAustria
61%
7%
0%
7%
13

Gender

men81%
women82%
Greece
81%
82%
France
7%
5%
Great Britain
5%
7%
Italy
5%
4%

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