Olympic Theme Songs

Created by maluca on 13 Feb 2018 | Last edited by maluca on 13 Jun 2018

A collection of songs that were theme songs for Olympic Games

The Olympic Hymn (Greek: Ολυμπιακός Ύμνος, Olympiakós Ýmnos), also known informally as the Olympic Anthem, is a choral cantata by opera composer Spyridon Samaras, with lyrics by Greek poet Kostis Palamas. Both poet and composer were the choice of the Greek Demetrius Vikelas, who was the first President of the International Olympic Committee.

Translations:  English

"One Moment in Time" is a song by American singer Whitney Houston and written by Albert Hammond and John Bettis, produced by Narada Michael Walden for the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea.

Reach Out is a 1984 song by Giorgio Moroder, which was the soundtrack of the 1984 Summer Olympics and sung by Paul Engemann. It was later included on Moroder's 1985 album Innovisions.
The song is an encouragement for the athletes to win.

Song for the Olympic Summer Games 1988 in Seoul.

"Reach" was one of two official songs of the Summer Olympics held in Atlanta in 1996.

Translations:  Portuguese Chinese

"Barcelona" is a single released 1987 by Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury and operatic soprano Montserrat Caballé.
After Mercury's death in 1991, it was featured at the 1992 Summer Olympics,

Translations:  Serbian German Spanish 3 more

Olympische Hymne (Olympic Hymn) was the anthem of the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany. Music by Richard Strauss. Text by Robert Lubahn.

Song created for the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble.

Translations:  German English Russian

"Hand in Hand" (Hangul: 손에 손 잡고; RR: Sone Son Japgo) is a song by South Korean band Koreana that was the official song of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. It was sung in both Korean and English.

Translations:  Transliteration

Song for the Olympic Summer Games in Moscow 1980.

Translations:  English