Greece at the Olympics facts for kids
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|NOC||Hellenic Olympic Committee|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Greece at the Olympics is a history which began in ancient times. Greece was home of the Ancient Olympic Games.
Greece hosted the revival of the modern Olympic Games in 1896. They have been at every Summer Olympic Games since then. They are one of only four countries to compete in all modern Summer games. Greece has been in most Winter Olympic Games since 1936. During the Parade of Nations at the Opening Ceremony, Greece is always called first, due to its status as being the founder of the Olympic Games.
Greece hosted the games in 1896 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics, both in Athens. The National Olympic Committee for Greece is the Hellenic Olympic Committee, formed in 1894 and recognized in 1895.
Medals by Summer Games
According to official data of the International Olympic Committee.
|1904 St. Louis||1||0||1||2||8|
|1932 Los Angeles||0||0||0||0||-|
|1968 Mexico City||0||0||1||1||42|
|1984 Los Angeles||0||1||1||2||30|
Medals by sport
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Pyrros Dimas is the top Greek Olympic medalist having won three gold and one bronze medal in weightlifting.
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