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9th Olympics, Amsterdam, 1928: first time the Olympic Flame - in the Marathon tower

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The Olympic Flame or Olympic Torch is a symbol of the Olympic Games.[1] Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, where a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics[citation needed]. The fire was reintroduced at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games ever since. According to legend, the torch's flame has been kept burning, ever since the first Olympics.

In contrast to the Olympic flame proper, the torch relay of modern times which transports the flame from Greece to the various designated sites of the games had no ancient precedent and was introduced by Carl Diem at the controversial 1936 Berlin Olympics.[2]

The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam had bid for the 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games, but had to give way to war-victim Antwerp, Belgium and Pierre de Coubertin's Paris, respectively. The only other candidate city for the 1928 Games was Los Angeles, which would host the Olympics four years later.

The United States Olympic Committee measured the costs and revenue of the 1928 Games in preparation for the 1932 Summer Olympics. The committee reported a total cost of US$1.183 million with receipts of US$1.165 million for a loss of US$18,000 - much less than that of the previous Games.


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Catalan :

Esport Holanda, Amsterdam, esport, història, història de Jocs Olímpics, 1928, Jocs Olímpics, Jocs Olímpics, jocs de la IX Olimpíada, multi-esport, esdeveniment, atleta jurament, Stade Olympique, 9 Jocs Olímpics, Jocs Olímpics, la competició, guanyar una medalla, medalla d'or, medalles, Pierre de Coubertin, Comitè Olímpic Internacional, estadi, jocs, Harry Dénis, Olympisch Stadion, flama olímpica, príncep Hendrik, Reina Wilhelmina, Països Baixos Comitè Olímpic, atletisme, boxa, Ciclisme, submarinisme, Hípica, esgrima, futbol , Gimnàstica, hoquei, Pentatló Modern, rem, vela, natació, waterpolo, Halterofília, lluita, primera vegada, la torre de la Marató, ,


Chinese Traditional :

荷蘭,阿姆斯特丹,體育,體育史、 奧運史,1928 年,夏季奧林匹克運動會、 奧運會、 第九屆奧林匹克運動會,多體育賽事,運動員的宣誓,奧林匹克體育場,第九屆奧運會,奧運會的競爭,贏得一枚獎牌,金牌,金牌,皮埃爾 · 德 · 顧拜旦,國際奧林匹克委員會、 體育場,遊戲,哈利 Dénis、 停、 奧運聖火、 王子亨德里克 ·,威廉敏娜女王、 荷蘭奧林匹克委員會、 田徑、 拳擊、 自行車、 潛水、 馬術、 擊劍、 足球、 體操、 曲棍球、 現代五項、 划船、 帆船、 游泳、 水球、 舉重、 摔跤、 第一次,馬拉松塔,


Danish :

Holland, Amsterdam, Sport, sport historie, OL historie, 1928, OL, OL, spil af den IX Olympiade, multi-sportsbegivenhed, atlets ed, Stade Olympique, 9 OL, olympiade spil, konkurrence, vinde en medalje, guldmedalje, medalje, Pierre de Coubertin, Internationale Olympiske Komité, stadion, spil, Harry Dénis, Olympisch Stadion, olympiske flamme, Prins Hendrik, dronning Wilhelmina, Holland Olympiske Komité, atletik, boksning, cykling, dykning, Equestrian, fægtning, fodbold , Gymnastik, felt hockey, moderne femkamp, roning, sejlsport, svømning, vandpolo, vægtløftning, brydning, første gang, Marathon tower, ,


Greek :

Ολλανδία, Άμστερνταμ, αθλητισμός, Αθλητισμός ιστορία, ιστορία Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες, το 1928, Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες, Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες, το ΙΧ Ολυμπιάδα, πολυ-αθλητικό γεγονός, αθλητής του όρκου, Stade Olympique, 9ο Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες, Olympics παιχνίδια, ανταγωνισμού, να κερδίσει ένα μετάλλιο, το χρυσό μετάλλιο, μετάλλιο, Pierre de Coubertin, Διεθνής Ολυμπιακή Επιτροπή, γήπεδο, παιχνίδια, Harry Dénis, Olympisch Stadion, η Ολυμπιακή φλόγα, πρίγκιπας Hendrik, Βιλελμίνη, βασίλισσα, ολλανδική Ολυμπιακή Επιτροπή, Στίβος, πυγμαχία, ποδηλασία, κατάδυση, ιππασίας, περίφραξη, ποδόσφαιρο , Γυμναστική, χόκεϊ επί χόρτου, μοντέρνο πένταθλο, κωπηλασίας, ιστιοπλοΐα, κολύμβηση, υδατοσφαίριση, άρση βαρών, πάλη, πρώτη φορά, Μαραθώνιος Πύργος, ,


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