Olympic Movement From 1892 To 2002 Dbq Analysis

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Factors that helped shape the modern Olympic movement from 1892 to 2002 were social, economic and political factors. Sybil Newall from Great Britain competed in the 1908 games that were held in Great Britain. Only 2 percent of the athletes were women. The percentage went higher in 1992 from 2 percent to 29 percent. Hassiba Boulmerka an Algerian competitor, who competed in the 1992 games in Spain states that she wins give her confidence for all women in her country. She is a strong woman who believes every woman who wants to compete should do it. She states that even though some people may not approve of her competing, she has her friends and family supporting her. In document 10, Ali Kabir, a sportswriter talks about the rise and fall of Pakistan’s men field hockey team. He believes that the 2000 Olympics reflected their social values and from national pride to self-promotion. The team finished second in the 1956 Olympics and won their first gold medal in 1960. Even though he is from Pakistan he believes that current national team is clueless and has out a bad name to their country. He also includes that it will be known as the darkest period in Pakistan’s sport history if things did not change.…show more content…
Japan economic Journal stated that South Korea messed out on a huge opportunity to advertise their industrial and economic power to the whole world. United States, Japan and the other seven corruptions made the most money out of the Seoul Olympics games. Also on the topic of money, is the fees paid to the International Olympic for the right to broadcast the games. From the International Olympics Committee statics, it shows from 1892 to 2002 the payment has gone up. Moscow, 1980 was only 100 million dollars then Sydney, 2000 was 1.3 billion dollars for having the right so show the Olympic

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