IUB SPH-M 333 - M333 Exam 3 (40 pages)

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Sph-M 333 - Sport in America: Hist Perspectv
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04 07 2014 Ancient Olympics Small affairs firs population in 776 B C o Winners were celebrated as hero s o Greek customs o Pankration o Abolished in 393 A D by Emperor Theodosius Rebirth records are ephemeral The winning of an Olympic title is eternal Roger Bannister he broke the 4 min mile I think Greek nationalism mid 19th century o Zappas Olympics Greeks only Birth Of the IOC o 1894 o Every 4 years o Rotates locations o Citius Altius Fortius faster higher stronger Pierre De Coubertin Sport was spiritual Sport promotes health Sport promotes peace Sport promotes understanding between culture Sport is about participation Amateurs o Based on Greek ideal that untrue o The important in life is not the triumph but the struggle the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well The First Modern Games Athens 1896 o 14 nations o 241 competitors o Public and privately financed Crown Prince Konstantions and Giorgios Averof o Panthenaic stadium o 10 sports Track and field Cycling Shooting Fencing Gymnastics Wrestling o Greece won 47 medals the US won 20 o Thomas Burke 12 seconds invented the crouching start Early Games World Fiar s in 1900 and 1904 o Side shows o First Female competitors o This was a sport so was this and this Tug of war 1900 1920 Art Competitions Cricket 1904 Games o First US games not many international competitors o Medals awarded o African competitors o George Eyser 3 medals at those games Gymnast Margaret Abbott Amateur golfer Didn t know she was competing Won a gold medal because was already there and then decided to sign up and play Golf will be an Olympic sport again The Intercalated Olympics Athens 1906 Innovations o Opening and closing ceremony o Parade of nations o Olympic village o Raising flags Not officially recognized by the IOC The games grow 1908 London o 2 024 partiicaptns o 24 sports 1912 Stockholm o 2 504 particpatns o Jim Thorpe NY giants Bears NFL hall of fame Victory and then disgrace Medals reinstated in 1982 to his



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