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Thursday 27th November 2014
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Why Are There Five Olympic Rings?

Question

What do the Olympic Rings represent? Why are there five of them and why are they intertwined?
Delroy, Kingston

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Elouise, aged 9
Qualification: Olympics Project at school
Answer: The Olympic Rings linked together to show everyone getting together for the Olympic Games. And there are five meaning the five varying inhabited continents in the world - Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

** Extra info **
Name: Kit, aged 11
Qualification: I go to school
Answer: Every single flag in the world has at least one of the colours of the rings on it - red, green, blue, black, yellow.

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