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
flagUU
100%
0%
0%
0%
15
flagGreece
97%
0%
2%
0%
36
flagItaly
88%
11%
0%
0%
18
flagCanada
85%
0%
0%
0%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
84%
11%
0%
3%
26
flagFrance
84%
12%
4%
0%
25
flagthe Netherlands
83%
12%
0%
4%
24
flagPoland
82%
6%
4%
4%
6857
flagGermany
82%
5%
3%
7%
96
flagNorway
81%
4%
4%
9%
22
flagthe United Kingdom
78%
11%
5%
2%
189
flagSweden
78%
14%
0%
7%
14
flagAustralia
72%
0%
9%
0%
11
flagthe United States
71%
8%
11%
3%
209
flagIndia
66%
11%
14%
4%
42
flagAustria
58%
8%
0%
8%
12

Gender

men82%
women82%
Greece
82%
82%
France
7%
5%
Great Britain
5%
6%
Italy
4%
4%

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