Olympic Games 1896 Athens

1st Olympiad

GREECE

Sports:  9            National Teams: 17

Badge


Official badges were issued by the Games Organizing Committee to identify athletes and officials at the Games. The first badges were issued at the 1896 Athens Olympic Games in cardboard. The first metal badges were issued to identify jury members at the 1900 Paris Games. Ribbons were introduced at the 1904 St. Louis Games. The use of badges reached its zenith at the 1952 Helsinki Games when 214 different badges were issued.


olympic games 1896 Athens badges

Badge 1896 example, Size 49 mm
cardboard

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Badges:



Olympic Games Committee
Judges
Participant
Assessor

 

Other Olympic Official Badges:



  • 1896Athens, Greece
  • 1900Paris, France
  • 1904St. Louis, USA
  • 1906Athens, Greece
  • 1908London, England
  • 1912Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1916cancelled
  • 1920Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1924Paris, France
  • 1928Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1932Los Angeles, USA
  • 1936Berlin, Germany
  • 1940cancelled
  • 1944cancelled
  • 1948London, England
  • 1952Helsinki, Finland
  • 1956Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956Melbourne, Australia
  • 1960Rome, Italy
  • 1964Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972Munich, Germany
  • 1976Montreal, Canada
  • 1980Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1984Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988Seoul, South Korea
  • 1992Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996Atlanta, USA
  • 2000Sydney, Australia
  • 2004Athens, Greece
  • 2008Beijing, China
  • 2012London, England
  • 2016Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2020Tokyo, Japan