The Meaning of Olympic Rings

The symbol of the Olympic Games is the Olympic rings. The Olympic rings is composed of five interlocking rings. Each ring is colored a different color and it symbolizes a different part of the world. The rings was originally designed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the father of the modern Olympic Games. In 1912, de Coubertin described the design of the Olympic rings as such…

The emblem chosen to illustrate and represent the world Congress of 1914…: five intertwined rings in different colours – blue, yellow, black, green, and red – are placed on the white field of the paper. These five rings represent the five parts of the world which now are won over to Olympism and willing to accept healthy competition. Blue stands for Europe, black for Africa, Red for America, Yellow for Asia and, green for Oceania.

Olympic Rings

Olympic Rings

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