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The changing role of women in the Olympic Games

, : The changing role of women in the Olympic Games. Olympic Review 26(15): 18-21

This article examines the changing role of women in the Olympic Games; from the exclusion of women from the first modern-era Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896, to the participation of women in 20 events at the Centennial Games held in Atlanta in 1996.

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