Friday, 2 September 2016

pierre de coubertin

After a gap of hundreds of years the Olympics return to athen in 1896. The reason behind the recreation of the Olympics was because of one man Pierre de coubertin. He admired the Greek ideals of fitness and sporting competitiveness a monks difference communities. And he hoped that the modern Olympics would  bring country closer together.

Ben Johnson

In 1988 Carl lewIs and Ben Johnson were racIng in the 100 meters sprInt. Everyone had theIr eyes on them. It was the fInal olympics and Ben Johnson was In the race wIth same other racers.

Ben Johnson and Carl lewis was on the start line and then the gun got  shot and then they had to run.Ben Johnson took the lead out of him and Carl lewIs. Ben Johnson won the long race.

Ben Johnson was cheating because he took drugs. He had to pee in the cup and the person that was with him saw the drugs in the cup. So he wasn't allowed in the olympics again.