Pvt.Maxim Cards-The Games Of The XXIX Olympaid,Beijing 2008

Private Maxim Cards-The Games Of The XXIX Olympaid

Beijing 2008-was held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China from August 08 to August 24, 2008.According to legends Heracles, the creator of Olympic games in honor of his father Zeus, walked in straight line for 400 strides and called this distance a “Stadion” that later also became a unit of distance.That is why a modern stadium track is 400 meters in circumference-the distance a runner travels in one lap.

The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.