精准资料王中王Baron Pierre de Coubertin was a Frenchman.At his time sports were not taught in French schools.De Coubertin believed that sports should go hand in hand with studies.He had an idea.His idea was to begin the Olympics all over again.
Sports teachers of other countries liked de Coubertin’s idea.So in 1896,the modern Olympic Games were held in Athens,Greece.Since then the Olympics have been held once every four years,except three times,when there were wars.
The modern Games have many track events and field events.The longest race in the Games is called the marathon.
精准资料王中王Before the start of the Olympic Games,runners carry a lighted torch (火炬) through many nations towards the stadium where the Games will be held.These sportsmen are from different countries.Yet they work together to carry the Olympic torch.It is passed from runner to runner.When the last runner enters the stadium,he or she places the torch in a special basin filled with oil.It catches fire.It is then,only then,that the Olympic Games can begin.
精准资料王中王The Olympic flame (火焰)burns throughout the Games.It is the flame of peace.
Before 1896 French schools didn’t teach .
22.It can be learned from the text that de Coubertin .
A.was the first man to start the Olympic Games
精准资料王中王B.helped start the modern Olympic Games
C.believed that sports were less important than studies
精准资料王中王D.failed to begin the modern Olympic Games