There are different types of events which are conducted in the whole world for the entertainment and attraction of people. Most of the individuals in the world are fond of games and wanted to watch them. There are different events and tournaments conducted for the sports on a much higher level which includes different games in it and is carried out at the one platform.
Olympics are considered as the best gaming event held in the whole world in which different games are included. Olympics is the event which is conducted in the various countries and is the best way to express the creativity and talent of different people. It is the responsibility of the host country to present everything amazingly at the opening ceremony for the attraction of individuals, and it also expresses their culture as well. Their opening ceremonies include different performances in them for the spectacle of people and gain the attention of the viewers watching them on television screens in the whole world.
Here are the following top 10 best Olympics opening ceremonies conducted in the whole history, which are as follow:
10. 1994 Winter Olympics – Lillehammer
Winter Olympics of 1994 was a multi-sports event which was conducted from 12 to 27 February in Lillehammer and was the 2nd winter Olympics held throughout the history. In this event, almost 67 countries participated in it, and 1,737 athletes have competed in about six different games in it. The opening ceremony was very unusual, and much entertaining for the viewers and the best country was Norway to grab almost 26 gold medals in different sports included in it.
9. 1960 Winter Olympics – Squaw Valley
Winter Olympics of 1960 was another multi-sports event which was conducted from 18 to 28 February in the USA. Most of the cost incurred on it was done on the renovating of the resort located there and athletes of the whole world participated in it. The opening ceremony of it was much planned and conducted with unique ideas to attain the attraction of viewers from the entire world. The USA has allowed the athletes of the communist countries to participate in it as well.
8. 1964 Summer Olympics -Tokyo
Summer Olympics is also a multinational sports event which was conducted in Tokyo and was completed in 1964 as it was awarded to attend Olympics in 1940. It was named as the first Olympics Games to be held in Asia and was a huge event as a whole. The Olympics there has to be conducted in Mid October but due to some humidity and heat situation it was then started earlier in August and make it comfortable for the players and even viewers as well.
7. 1988 Winter Olympics – Calgary
Winter Olympics Calgary was the event which was conducted from 13 to 28 February. In this event, almost 57 nations have participated in it, and the estimated athletes were nearly 1,423. The best team in this game was the Soviet Union who has won nearly 29 gold medals in it. It is named for the most expensive Olympics conducted in the whole world because of the development of the region for doing it which became much expensive and revenues could not compensate them.
6. 1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona
Summer Olympics in Barcelona were conducted in 1992 and was a fantastic event as a whole. It is held in the major cities called Spain and Barcelona. In this entire event, almost 169 nations have participated in it, and its opening ceremony was conducted on 25 July which was a special one because of its different features. This event ultimately includes 25 different sports in it which were quite entertaining for the people.
5. 2004 Summer Olympics – Athens
Summer Olympics in Athens is commonly called as the Athens 2004. It was a big event which includes total 10,625 athletes of different countries in it, and the estimated countries are 201 in total number. It was also an expensive one because of the cost incurred on various construction projects included in it and was named as the successful one. Its opening ceremony was held on 13 August which was also quite entertaining for the people and also includes the introduction etc. in it.
4. 2010 Winter Olympics – Vancouver
Winter Olympics of Vancouver was conducted in 2010 which is named as the major multi-sports event. It includes almost 2,600 athletes from nearly 82 different nations of the world. It was hosted by Canada and in this event, USA has won the largest number of medals in the whole world. The opening ceremony of this event was conducted on 12 February which depicts the introduction of all the athletes participating in it and also some entertaining programs for the viewers there.
3. 2012 Summer Olympics – London
Summer Olympics London is commonly called as London 2012 which was conducted with the whole tradition of Olympic Games. It includes different games in it which were played by men and women, and almost 204 different nations have participated in it. The estimated total athletes were nearly 10,768, and its opening ceremony was held on 27 July, and the most important thing is that opening ceremony was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II and has kept the whole sports legacy in it.
2. 2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney
Summer Olympics Sydney is also a major multi-sports event conducted in 2000. It was held with the entire 199 nations participated in it, and the overall athletes were almost 10,651. The estimated cost of this whole event was approximate $6.6 million and was much acclaimed by the sponsors of the world. Most of the medals in it were won by the USA, and its opening ceremony was conducted on 15 September and event were named as the best one according to the standards of games and service in the whole history.
1. 2008 Summer Olympics – Beijing
Summer Olympics Beijing is named as the best Olympics ever conducted in the entire world which includes entire 204 nations in it, and the overall athletes were estimated to be 10,942. It is said that China is the 22nd country to host the Olympic games in the world. Almost 37 different venues were selected for conducting it, and its opening ceremony was done on 8 August but has faced some controversies in it regarding various issues.
Best Olympics Opening Ceremonies In History – Top Rated
|Sr. No.||Name||Conduction Date|
|1||2008 Summer Olympics-Beijing||8 August|
|2||2000 Summer Olympics-Sydney||15 September|
|3||2012 Summer Olympics-London||27 July|
|4||2010 Winter Olympics-Vancouver||12 February|
|5||2004 Summer Olympics-Athens||13 August|
|6||1992 Summer Olympics-Barcelona||25 July|
|7||1988 Winter Olympics-Calgary||13 to 28 February|
|8||1964 Summer Olympics-Tokyo||10 to 24 October|
|9||1960 Winter Olympics-Squaw Valley||18 to 28 February|
|10||1994 Winter Olympics-Lillehammer||12 to 27|