Class 11 Physical Education Chapter 2 Olympic Value Education for academic session 2023-24 term wise syllabus based in Hindi and English Medium free to download in PDF file format. All the contents are updated according to CBSE syllabus 2023-24 first and second term exams.
In class 11 Physical education chapter 2, you have to learn about Olympic, Paralympics and Special Olympics, Olympic Symbols, Ideals, Objectives & Values of Olympism, International Olympic Committee, and Indian Olympic Association.
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Ancient Olympic Games
The ancient Olympic Games were organized in honour of Zeus, the ruler of Greek gods and goddesses, as a part of a religious festival. Olympic Games or Olympics get their name from Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece or Olympia, a town in Elis in ancient Greece.
The Paralympics is a mega sports event involving athletes with a range of disabilities organized by International Paralympic Committee. The range of disabilities includes impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g., amputation or dysmelia), and intellectual impairment. These disabilities are further divided into classifications which vary from sport to sport. Combined, Paralympics means an international Games competition that is parallel to the Olympics. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). International Paralympic Committee (IPC) was formed on 22 September 1989 and is situated in Bonn, Germany.
The Olympic Symbol
The Olympic symbol is five interlocked rings of equal proportions of five different colours. The colour sequence of the rings from left to rights, blue, yellow, black, green and red, where blue, black and red rings are placed at the top, the yellow and green rings are placed at the bottom.
The Olympic Flag
The Olympic flag was created by Baron Coubertin in 1913 and was released in 1914. It has a white background without any border. The Olympic symbol of the five interlocked rings is placed in the centre. In the words of Pierre de Coubertin, “The Olympic flag has a white background, with five interlaced rings in the centre: blue, yellow, black, green and red. This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world.
The Olympic Motto
The motto of the Olympic Games is “Citius – Altius – Fortius” which is Latin for “Faster- Higher- stronger”. It expresses the aspirations of the Olympic Movement. The Olympic motto was first announced in 1924 held at the Olympic Games in Paris, France.
The winners at the Olympic Games are awarded medals. The winner gets a gold medal, the runner up receives a silver medal and the second runner up receives a bronze medal in the awards ceremony on the podium.
Respect for others
As Perthe Olympic Charter “The goal contributes to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport practised in accordance with Olympism and its values.” We should appreciate the worth of all peoples and all cultures, irrespective of race, age, gender and ability.
Pursuit of Excellence
Sports provide an opportunity to players to become the best or to make healthy choices in safe social and physical surroundings. A healthy, clean and safe community makes the welfare of young people its numberone priority. from discrimination, harassment and fear.
Sport also provides daily opportunities for children and youth of all ages to participate in physical activity in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and intimidation. It is also a place in which individual differences and cultural traditions are valued and respected.