The 1906 Olympic Games in Athens

The 1906 Olympic Games in Athens

Are you watching the Olympics? The 1906 Olympic Games in Athens look a lot different than today's games. Events featured in this archival footage from the Thomas Armat Collection include tug-of-war, a synchronized cycling demonstration, and rowing.Catalog link: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/89044

Posted by US National Archives on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The 1906 Olympic Games in Athens

The 1906 Olympic Games in Athens look a lot different than today’s games. Events featured in this archival footage from the Thomas Armat Collection include tug-of-war, a synchronized cycling demonstration, and rowing.

Credit US National Archives