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Quiz | Easy as Sunday morning: About Olympia

Christa Lüding from Germany at the Olympic Games in Albertville, France.

Christa Luding from Germany at the Olympic Games in Albertville, France. | Photo credit: Getty Images

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Quiz | Easy as Sunday morning: About Olympia

Mexican Norma Enriqueta Basilio, the first woman in the history of the modern Olympic Games to light the Olympic flame, runs up the 90 steps with the Olympic torch during the opening ceremony on October 12, 1968 in Mexico.

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1 / 10 | On this day in 1894, the International Olympic Committee was founded in Paris. On the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who believed that organized sport could create moral and social strength, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. At the 1912 Games in Sweden, Coubertin himself won a gold medal for his work “Ode to Sport”. In which now-defunct category did he win the medal?

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