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  1. Vocabulary

  2. ancient • very old • The ancient Olympics started as a running race.

  3. host • one who provides the place for an event • Athens was host to the 2004 Summer Olympic Games.

  4. stadium • an arena or building with rows of seats built around a field • This is the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada.

  5. compete • to take part with others in a contest of skill • My son Luke can hardly wait to compete in wrestling this winter.

  6. earned • gained as the result of effort • Michael Phelps earned many gold medals in the 2004 Olympics.

  7. record • the best performance in a competition • Michael Phelps broke the world record in the 400 meter IM.

  8. ceremonies • formal acts performed in honor of an occasion • Medal ceremonies are held for Olympic events.

  9. medals • small, flat pieces of metal given as awards • These were the Olympic medals in the 2004 Summer Olympics.

  10. I won many swimming ______ when I was a child. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  11. Charles Perry broke the ______ with a 99 yard touchdown. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  12. It’s beautiful to watch a gymnast _______. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  13. The _______ Greeks wore chitons. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  14. Annie worked hard and ______ a great grade. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  15. Turin, Italy will ____ the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  16. Most of our high schools have their graduation __________ at the Civic Center. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal

  17. The Salem Avalanche plays in a beautiful _______. • ancient • host • stadium • compete • earned • record • ceremonies • medal