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The OLYMPIC ANTHEM

*First intro *
*Second intro*
Race, life's a race
And I'm gonna win
Yes, I'm gonna win
I'll light the fuse
And I'll never lose
And I choose to survive [So I told you ]
 
 Whatever it takes [So I told you]
You won't pull ahead [So I told you]
I'll keep up the pace [So I told you]
And I'll reveal my strength, [So I told you]
To the whole human race [So I told you]
Yes I am prepeared [So I told you]
To stay alive [So I told you]
I won't forgive [So I told you]
Vengeance is mine [So I told you]
And I won't give in [So I told you]
Because I choose to thrive [So I told you]
Yeah I'm gonna win !
 
 *First Solo* Race, it's a race [So I told you]
But I'm gonna win [So I told you]
Yes, I'm gonna win [So I told you]
I will light the fuse [So I told you]
I'll never lose [So I told you]
I choose to survive [So I told you]
Whatever it takes [So I told you]
You won't pull ahead [So I told you]
Because I'll keep up the pace [So I told you]
And I'll reveal my strength, [So I told you]
To the whole human race [So I told you]
Yeah I'm gonna win!
The Olypmics Anthem is also known as Olympics Hymn
The Olympic Anthem is also known as Olympic Hymn. The Greek national poet, Kostis Palamas, wrote lyrics of the Olympics Hymn, while the music was composed by Spyros Samaras for the first Olympiad held in 1896.

The song was presented as the Olympic Anthem in the opening ceremony. At later Olympics, other anthems were played.

The International Olympic Committee formally and unanimously adopted the Samaras-Palamas work as the official Olympic Anthem in 1958. When the Olympic flag is raised in the opening ceremony and when it is lowered during the closing ceremony, the Olympic Anthem is played.

The lyrics of the Olympic Anthem in English are as follows:

Olympic Flag Olympic Flag Immortal spirit of antiquity,
Father of the true, beautiful and good,
Descend, appear, shed over us thy light
Upon this ground and under this sky
Which has first witnessed the unperishable fame.
Give life and animation to those noble games!
Throw wreaths of fadeless flowers to the victors
In the race and in the strife!
Create in our breasts, hearts of steel!
In thy light, plains, mountains and seas
Shine in a roseate hue and form a vast temple
To which all nations throng to adore thee,
Oh immortal spirit of antiquity!

The 2016 Olympics theme song

The 2016 Olympics theme song has been titled "The Gods of Olympus Visit Rio de Janeiro". The verses of the song have been composed by the Brazilian writers - Arlindo Neto, Arlindo Cruz, and Roge.

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Official Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Anthem



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Last updated On : April 26, 2016



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