1920 Summer Olympics

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Olympics poster, 1920

The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held at Antwerp in Belgium.[1]

The games were a financial strain for the host country and the participants. The events were not well attended.[2]

Participating nations[change | change source]

A total of 22 nations sent athletes to compete at the Antwerp games.[3]

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References[change | change source]

Countries at the 1920 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1920 Antwerpen Summer Games"; retrieved 2012-7-23.
  2. Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 20-21 [5-6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  3. Taking part in the games for the first time were Czechoslovakia, Brazil, Estonia, Finland, Monaco, New Zealand and Yugoslavia.

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Media related to 1920 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons


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