|International Olympic Day|
Today is a very special day for the Maha Kumbh Olympics, which brings together players worldwide on a single platform to compete at the world level in various sports. International Olympic Day is being celebrated across the world on 23 June. Olympic Day is a celebration of sport, health, and being the best that people worldwide participate in.
On this special day, many types of events are organized in different parts of the world, in which people or players of every class are involved but do you know why Olympic Day is celebrated on this day all over the world and its What is history? Let's know about the full story behind it.
What Happens Olympic Day On
The International Olympic Committee was established in 1894, which is a day for sports, health, and self-improvement. Anyone from all over the world can participate in it.
When is Olympic Day
Olympic Day occurs every year on 23 June, which is actively celebrated by people all over the world as a festival. Anyone can join from anywhere.
History of Olympic Day
Czech IOC member Dr. Grs presented the idea of World Olympic Day at the 41st session of the International Olympic Committee in Stockholm, asking to designate a day to celebrate the messages and original purpose of the Olympics.
A few months later, in January 1948, at the 42nd session of the IOC in St. Moritz, the proposal was approved. The date became part of a special moment in the history of the IOC since the National Olympic Committees were put in charge of organizing the event.
The International Olympic Committee was established on June 23, 1894, at the Sorbonne, Paris, where Pierre de Coubertin held a rally for the revival of the Olympic Games.
When was it celebrated for the first time?
Olympic Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 June 1948. At that time Portugal, Greece, Austria, Canada, Switzerland, Great Britain, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Belgium organized Olympic Day in their respective countries and the then IOC President Siegfried Edström gave a message to the youth of the world.
What will be special this time?
In this era of the Corona epidemic, when everything is locked and sports are also under its shadow, then preparations are being made to make this day special through a digital medium. On June 23, Olympic Day, the world's largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout will be held.
Who can take part in Olympic Day?
You don't have to be an Olympian to participate. This time it can be linked to the players and the Instagram page of the Olympics.
Today, stars and veteran players from all over the world will do online workouts from their homes and one can join them to do workouts themselves and take inspiration from their favorite players.
What do people do on Olympic Day?
Olympic Day has now become a much larger event than a small race or a single sporting event. On this day, National Olympic Committees around the world take a variety of initiatives, regardless of age, gender, social background, or sporting ability, based on the three pillars of 'Grow Up', 'Learn' and 'Search'. Some countries have included this phenomenon in the school curriculum. So everyone can be a part of Olympic Day.
Which Indian athletes will be involved this time?
Olympic 2016 women's badminton singles silver medalist and country's star player PV Sindhu will be a part of the event this time around and share her workouts online.