World Olympic Day 2021: Theme, quotes, wishes, status for WhatsApp & Facebook

World Olympic Day 2021: History, Theme, quotes, wishes, status for WhatsApp & Facebook

World Olympic Day 2021 is celebrating around the world without any kind of bias of age, gender or athletic ability. International Olympic Day is based on the three pillars Move, Learn and Discover.

World Olympic Day 2021
World Olympic Day 2021

World Olympic Day 2021: Every year 23 June is celebrated as International Olympic Day or World Olympic Day. It was established in 1894 by Pierre De Coubertin in Paris, the capital of France. But the Olympic game was not played for the first time in 1894, but it was played in Athens after 2 years in 1896. But initially not many people were interested in the Olympics.

International Olympic Day

World Olympic Day was started in 1948 to popularize the Olympics. The main objective of International Olympic Day is to bring more and more people towards the Olympics. Its aim is to make more and more people aware about Olympic Day and increase the number of athletes in it. World Olympic Day is based on 3pillar Discover, Learn and Move.

Sakshi Malik won Bronze in wrestling in 2016 at Rio de Janeiro.
• Dhyanchand won Gold Medal in 1936 at Berlin. (Germany – Silver)
Sushil Kumar won Bronze in Wrestling in 2008 at Beijing

Memorable Indian Winner of Olympics in Hockey

Year Captain Name Medal Venue Remarks
1928 Jaipal Singh Gold Amsterdam Netherlands – Silver
1932 Lal Bokhari Gold Los Angeles United States – Silver
1936 Dhyanchand Gold Berlin Germany – Silver
1948 Kishan Lal Gold London Great Britain – Silver
1952 K.D. Singh Gold Helsinki Netherlands – Silver
1956 Balbir Singh Sr Gold Melbourne Pakistan – Silver
1960 Leslie Claudius Silver Rome Pakistan – Gold
1964 Charanjit Singh Gold Tokyo Pakistan – Silver
1968 Gurbux Singh Bronze Mexico City Pakistan – Gold
1972 Harmeek Singh Bronze Munich West Germany – Gold
1980 Vasudevan Bhaskaran Gold Moscow Spain – Silver

Other Indian Memorable Olympics Winner

Year Name Medal Venue Event
1900 Norman Pitchard Silver Paris 200 m dash
1900 Norman Pitchard Silver Paris 200 m hurdles
1952 KD Jadhav Bronze Helsinki Wrestling
1996 Leander Paes Bronze Atlanta Tennis
2000 Karnam Malleswari Bronze Sydney Weightlifting
2004 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Silver Athens Shooting
2008 Abhinav Bindra Gold Beijing Shooting
2008 Sushil Kumar Bronze Beijing Wrestling
2008 Vijender Kumar Bronze Beijing Boxing
2012 Vijay Kumar Silver London Shooting
2012 Sushil Kumar Silver London Wrestling
2012 Yogeshwar Dutt Bronze London Wrestling
2012 Mary Kom Bronze London Boxing
2012 Saina Nehwal Bronze London Badminton
2012 Gagan Narang Bronze London Shooting
2016 P.V. Sindhu Silver Rio de Janeiro Badminton
2016 Sakshi Malik Bronze Rio de Janeiro Wrestling

World Olympic Day 2021: Quotes, Wishes, Status for WhatsApp & Facebook

I work hard and I do well. And I’m going to enjoy myself.
I won’t let you ban me.” —Usain Bolt, gold medal track and field athlete


Never leave. Never give up
-Gabby Douglas, gold medal gymnast


never buy gold
Just Earn – Mary Como


One who is not courageous enough to take risks does not get anything in life.
will not achieve either. — Muhammad Ali, gold medal boxer


we are not brave without fear
Could be – Yogeshwar Dutt

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