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The First Annual Olympic Games Were Tremendously Fun

241 Athletes from 14 different countries gathered in Athens, Greece to participate in the Olympic Games for the first time in 1500 years! Here are some photos from the spectacular event.

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Carl Schuhmann (GER) and Giorgios Tsitas

Carl Schuhmann (GER) and Giorgios Tsitas

Alfred Flatow from Germany.

Alfred Flatow from Germany.

Louis Spiridon of Greece receives his gold medal at the medal ceremony for winning the Marathon.

Louis Spiridon of Greece receives his gold medal at the medal ceremony for winning the Marathon.

Start of a bike race.

Start of a bike race.

Hermann Weingartner on the horizontal bar.

Hermann Weingartner on the horizontal bar.

Athlete from greece.

Athlete from greece.

American delegates with the flag.

American delegates with the flag.

Aristidis Konstantinids from Greece.

Aristidis Konstantinids from Greece.

French fencing team.

French fencing team.

Track and field event.

Track and field event.

German athletes.

German athletes.

Thomas Burke from America is 2nd from the left in the 100m.

Thomas Burke from America is 2nd from the left in the 100m.

Fencing.

Fencing.

Fencing match.

Fencing match.

A biker.

A biker.

Gymnast on the pommel horse.

Gymnast on the pommel horse.

The American delegation on the train.

The American delegation on the train.

Olympic stadium.

Olympic stadium.

A Shot Putter.

A Shot Putter.

Track and Field team.

Track and Field team.

Entrance of the Pan-Athenian stadium.

Entrance of the Pan-Athenian stadium.

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