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
93%
2%
4%
0%
48
flagCzech Republic
93%
0%
0%
6%
15
flagFrance
90%
4%
3%
0%
61
flagRepublic of Ireland
89%
8%
0%
2%
37
flagCanada
85%
0%
0%
0%
21
flagNorway
83%
4%
4%
8%
24
flagPoland
82%
6%
5%
4%
10259
flagItaly
82%
8%
4%
4%
23
flagUnknown
81%
5%
6%
5%
751
flagthe United Kingdom
81%
8%
4%
3%
259
flagGermany
81%
6%
3%
6%
133
flagSpain
81%
18%
0%
0%
11
flagSweden
80%
12%
4%
4%
25
flagthe Netherlands
76%
11%
5%
5%
34
flagBelgium
75%
0%
8%
8%
12
flagthe United States
72%
8%
11%
3%
233
flagIndia
70%
10%
12%
4%
48
flagAustria
62%
6%
0%
6%
16
flagAustralia
61%
7%
7%
7%
13
flagDenmark
54%
27%
9%
9%
11

Gender

men81%
women82%
Greece
81%
82%
France
7%
5%
Great Britain
6%
7%
Italy
5%
4%

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