The 50 Biggest Fails in Summer Olympics History

39. No Women Allowed in First Games

Who: The IOC
Olympics: Athens 1896

Thankfully this mistake was fixed for the 1900 Games, but it still was inexcusable for women not to be included at the original 1896 Games. Equality for women has moved leaps and bounds since to the point that the 2012 US Olympic team has more women than men for the first time ever. #progress

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