Flag of the Olympic

DID YOU KNOW…

On the Olympic flag, the rings appear on a white background.

At the Olympic Games, the flag is brought into the stadium during the opening ceremony. After its arrival, the flag is hoisted up the flagpole. It must fly in the stadium during the whole of the Games. When the flag is lowered at the closing ceremony, it signals the end of the Games.

The Olympic flag … has a white background, with five interlaced rings in the centre: blue, yellow, black, green and red … This design is symbolic ; it represents the five inhabited continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colors are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.

— Pierre De Coubertin (1931)

Source:

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/olympics/winter/symbols.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_symbols#Olympic_rings

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