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International Olympic Day 2021 Date and Theme: Know History and Significance of the Day That Promotes Global Participation in Sports Ahead of Tokyo Olympics


Every yr, June 23 is noticed as International Olympics Day. It is a day devoted to sports activities, well being and health. The event marks the day when the International Olympic Committee or IOC was formally established on June 23, 1894. This day promotes sports activities and spreads the messages of making sports activities an important half of life. Tokyo 2020 Organisers Show Off Olympic Village Ahead of Summer Games (Watch Video).

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The modern-day Olympic Day is impressed by historic Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was based in 1894 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin.

World Olympic Day 2021: Theme and Significance

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The theme for 2021 International Olympic Day is Stay wholesome, keep sturdy, keep lively with the #OlympicDay exercise on June 23.

Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, individuals have suffered loads, each mentally and bodily. Workout and Exercises have turn out to be essential as a consequence of much less bodily motion. The event encourages individuals to focus on well being.

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International Olympic Day History:

In 1947, Dr Josef Gruss, a member of IOC in Czechoslovakia (A former nation in central, Europe; now the Czech Republic and Slovakia) introduced a report about World Olympic Day (WOD). One yr later, the concept was adopted and June 23 was chosen to honour the basis of IOC.

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Olympic Day Runs are additionally organised worldwide by National Olympic Committees (NOCs) “with the objective of promoting the practice of participation in sport by men, women and children from all corners of the world and all walks of life, regardless of athletic ability.”

Greece, Belgium, Austria, Portugal, Venezuela, Great Britain, Uruguay, Switzerland and Canada organised Olympic Day in their respective nations to advertise sports activities and health amongst younger individuals.

(The above story first appeared on SociallyKeeda on Jun 22, 2021 11:24 PM IST. For extra information and updates on politics, world, sports activities, leisure and way of life, go surfing to our web site latestly.com).

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