World celebrates Olympic Day on 23rd June

The Olympic Day is celebrated globally on 23rd June every year. This year, amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Movement will celebrate Olympic Day 2020 by creating the world’s largest 24 hour digital-first Olympic workout. For this, the Olympic Channel is making a brand new home workout video made by Olympic athletes.

About the Olympic Day:

The Olympic Day was celebrated for the first time ever on 23 June 1948. Over the last 20 years Olympic Day has been associated with Olympic Day Runs all over the world. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to organise an Olympic Day to encourage the Olympic Movement during the 1978 edition of the Olympic Charter.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of International Olympic Committee: Thomas Bach.

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