The Olympics starts on the 5 th of August in Brazil is the country. A long time ago there were only short running races only for men. The winner get's a crown of olive leaves then they get a medal after they get the crown. They relay pass the torch to runners. It is two and a half day until it starts. In the anuient Olympics the men had to fight for war the women's was not alwed to fight in war. The men were strong and the women were week to fight in war so they were not alwed to go in with the men.