The Olympics is one of the World’s largest and most popular sports events that happen once every four years. It features hundreds and thousands of athletes from different parts of the world showcasing their full potential in the mega event. This has two types: Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics, where the Winter Olympics lastly happened in the year 2018, and the Summer Olympics was planned for 2020. Due to the pandemic, the event has been postponed. Sport is a good thing for your health and mind, and it keeps us energized, motivated, and positive every time. In order to celebrate sports and spirit, International Olympic Day has been celebrated.

History of International Olympic Day

International Olympic Day

Olympic Day was first introduced in the year 1894 with 9 countries. The main aim of the launch was to promote the event and encourage people around the world to participate in the sports event and compete among the bests in the world. This event also marked the start of the “Modern Olympic Movement” and soon the International Olympic Committee was established with France’s Charles Pierre de Frédy as its first President and also known as the “Father of Modern Olympic Games.” So let’s see how to celebrate the day.

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How to Celebrate the Day


The day is celebrated by conducting various sports events all around the world. Olympic Day is based on the three pillars: Move, Learn, and Discover. The main motive or goal of the day is to promote and encourage everyone to participate in different sports throughout the world regardless of gender, age, and athletic ability. You can also share your thoughts, images, or video regarding the day on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. with the hashtag #InternationalOlympicDay.

Sports list on Olympics

  • x3 Basketball
  • Archery
  • Artistic Gymnastics
  • Artistic Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball/
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Canoe Slalom
  • Canoe Sprint
  • Cycling BMX Freestyle
  • Cycling BMX Racing
  • Cycling Mountain Bike
  • Sport Climbing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Trampoline Gymnastics
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Cycling Road
  • Cycling Track
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Marathon Swimming
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Skateboarding

Thank you for reading the article. Hope this day brings you lots of fun and enthusiasm for sports. Celebrate every day of your life with Happy International Olympic Day 2024.