The Olympics is the greatest sporting event that is held after every four years. The participating nations and the participants from these nations start preparing for their respective events well before the commencement of the games. Since this is the highest platform in the sporting arena, all contestants try to put in their best performance to reach the pinnacle of success and glory. Following the motto of ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’ which means “Swifter, Higher, Stronger”, the participants converge for this ever awaited event. Here are the ten most interesting facts about Olympics:
10. A City Honor
The honor of hosting the Olympic Games is always awarded to the city and not to the country. The IOC specifically confers the honor on the city when announcing the location of the Olympic Games and not on the country.