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%
37
flagFrance
91%
6%
2%
0%
49
flagUnknown
88%
3%
3%
3%
27
flagItaly
88%
11%
0%
0%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
85%
11%
0%
3%
27
flagCanada
85%
0%
0%
0%
20
flagPoland
82%
6%
5%
4%
7169
flagGermany
82%
6%
2%
6%
108
flagNorway
82%
4%
4%
8%
23
flagthe United Kingdom
79%
10%
4%
2%
206
flagthe Netherlands
76%
11%
3%
7%
26
flagSweden
73%
20%
0%
6%
15
flagthe United States
72%
7%
11%
3%
213
flagAustralia
72%
0%
9%
0%
11
flagIndia
68%
11%
13%
4%
45
flagAustria
61%
7%
0%
7%
13

Gender

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

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