Top 10 Interesting Facts About Olympics

7. Women Included

The first Olympic Games in 1896 had no women participants and it was only men who competed in various events. However, women were allowed to participate in the second Olympic Games in 1900, thus opening the channel for women participation. Since then women have actively participated in all the Olympic Games. In 2012, the number of women participants is the highest as compared to the earlier editions of the games.