Olympic Day is a great festival of sport, health and solidarity. It is celebrated every year on 23rd June. At the same time everyone is invited to make the whole world functional and move forward with a purpose. All participants from all over the world remember this day, the day the International Olympic Committee was established at the Sorbonne in Paris. On 23 June 1894, a rally was organized by Pierre de Coubertin to revive the ancient Olympic Games.
The Olympics represent making the world a better place through sport. Even before the year 1947, the celebration of Olympic Day was celebrated. Czech IOC member Dr. Gras presented the idea of celebrating World Olympic Day at the 41st session of the International Olympic Committee in Stockholm, Sweden, inviting a day to celebrate everything related to the Olympic campaign. was given. A few months later, in January 1948, at the 42nd IOC session in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the project was approved. The National Olympic Committees were put in charge of the event. At the same time, this date has become a memorable moment in the history of the Olympic campaign.
When was the first Olympic Day celebrated?: The first Olympic Day was celebrated on 23 June 1948. Portugal, Greece, Austria, Canada, Switzerland, Great Britain, Uruguay, Venezuela and Belgium held Olympic Day in their respective countries. Meanwhile, IOC President Siegfried Edstrom sent a message to the youth. Explain that in the 1978 edition of the Olympic Charter, the IOC recommended for the first time that all NOCs should organize an Olympic Day to promote the Olympic campaign. Currently the Olympic Charter states that "it is recommended that NOCs organize this regularly to organize an Olympic Day or Week each year for the purpose of promoting the Olympic campaign.