Top 10 Olympic Games facts Selected as the most interesting among Olympic Games related questions in Olympic Games quiz What was the position of Greece at the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of Olympic Games in Athens?Greece marched twice, both first and last. According to the tradition, Greece always walk first due to its historical status as the progenitor of the Olympics, while the host nation always marches last. Since in Athens Greece was also the host nation, they walked twice.Created by: Andy SealyAthens facts » How many gold medals did USSR win at 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles? (USA got 83)0. In response to the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union boycotted the Games. The IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default, as no other city was interested.Created by: KasiaCold War facts » Under what name does Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, participate in the Olympics?Chinese Taipei. The People's Republic of China opposes the use of "Republic of China" or the common name "Taiwan" for the country because it would imply an acceptance of Taiwan as a sovereign state. The Taiwanese also rejected "Taiwan" as they officially still claim the sole legitimate government of all of China.Created by: ex-terminatorpolitics facts » Which teams played in the "Blood in the Water" match at the Olympics in Melbourne in year 1956?Hungary vs USSR. By the start of the Olympics, the 1956 Hungarian Revolution had been suppressed by the Soviets, and many players saw the Olympics as a way to salvage pride for their country. After the extraordinarily violent game, many of Hungary team members sought asylum in the West. Hungary won 4:0.Created by: Kasiawater sports facts » Which competition did Nero participate in the Olympic Games?Chariot racing. Nero enjoyed driving a one-horse chariot, singing to the lyre, and poetry. He was persuaded to participate in the Olympic Games of 67 in order to improve relations with Greece and display Roman dominance. As a competitor, Nero raced a ten-horse chariot and nearly died after being thrown from it. He also performed as an actor and a singer. Despite poor performances, he was chosen as a winner and paraded with olive wreath crowns when he returned to Rome.Created by: Debbie Foxancient Rome facts » Which country won the most medals in the alpine skiing competitions at the Olympic Games throughout the whole history?Austria. Of the total number of 397 medals awarded so far, Austria got 105, nearly twice as much as Switzerland, which comes second with 56 medals. Austrian dominance is not limited to the Olympic Games - Austrians won also nearly 30% of all Alpine Skiing World Cup races. Created by: globalquiz.orgskiing facts » What is the longest distance among the Olympic events in athletics?50 km. The 50 kilometer race walk (men only) is an Olympic athletics event, longer than marathon race. It is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times.Created by: Kasiasport facts » In what type of cycling most Olympic medals are awarded?Track cycling. There are 10 track cycling events at the Summer Olympic: Keirin, Omnium, Team Pursuit, Team Sprint and Individual Sprint; all both men and women. In contrast, there are only 4 events of road cycling, 2 of BMX and 2 of mountain bike.Created by: Kasiabicycles facts » How many sport events are there in the Summer Olympics? (In 1896, there were 43)302. The number of events grown rapidly between 1980 (203 events in Moscow) and 2000 (300 events in Sydney).Created by: Kasiasports facts » When and where was the idea of gold, silver and bronze medals for sport event competitors introduced?1904 Summer Olympics, St. Louis. The choice of metals comes from the first three Ages of Man in Greek mythology: the Golden Age, when men lived among the gods; the Silver age, where youth lasted a hundred years; and the Bronze Age, the era of heroes.Created by: Kasiametals facts » Play Olympic Games quiz and see all the questions.