When the people get a medal they always stand on a stand. But you can only do it if you come 1st 2nd 3rd. If you come 1st then you get a gold medal but if you come 2nd you get silver and coming 3rd you get bronze. If you come 4th or number after that you get no medal.
When did the Olympic start?
The year it started was 1896
Valerie Adams does shotput and she was born in Rotorua. 1984 6 October. She has 5 gold medals and 1 silver medal. Valeries brother Steven Adams is a basketball player in the USA.
She has a brother Steven Adams, Warren Adams, Sid Adams is her Dad and her Mums name is Lilika Ngauamo.
Hg Michael Phelps.
Michael Phelps does swimming for his sport in the olympics. All together he has 25 medal and 21st of them are gold 2 of them are silver and the other 2 are bronze.
Has a son Boomer Robert Phelps, Mother’s name is Deborah Phelps, Sister Whitney Phelps, Sister Hilary Phelps, Dad’s name is Michael fred Phelps. k
About the torches
The torches start in ancient Greece and then goes to the olympic games. They pass it onto the other athletes.