International Olympic Day


Date of International Olympic Day 23 June

What is International Olympic Day?

The Olympic Games are organized by the International Sports Committee every four years. It is the leading sports competition in the world, in which more than 200 countries participate. There are many summer and winter sports in this competition.

Purpose of International Olympic Day

The main purpose of International Olympic Day was to promote participation in sports at the international level and people of every age group and gender.

History of International Olympic Day

International Olympic Day was first introduced in 1948, but the Olympic Games started many years ago on 23 June 1894 in Sorbonne, Paris. On 23 June, 1948 is celebrated every year as International Olympic Day. When Olympic Day was first celebrated, it was celebrated by the International Olympic Committees in a total of 9 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Useful Points

Established: 23 June 1894

Type: Sports Federation

Headquarters: Lausan, Sziland

Membership: 105 Active Members, 32 Onori Members

Formal language: english and french

Chairman: Thomas Bech

Vice president: Naval EL Motwakel, Crag ready, John coatesOfficial website:

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