1912 Summer Olympics

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Swedish king awarding gold medal in swimming to Duke Kahanamoku at 1912 games

The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were held in Stockholm, Sweden.[1]

The games were thought to be a success.[2] For the first time, athletes in the Games came from all five continents symbolised in the Olympic rings.

Participating nations[change | change source]

A total of 22 nations sent athletes to compete at the Stockholm games. They were:

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References[change | change source]

Countries at the 1912 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1912 Stockholm Summer Games" Archived 2008-07-07 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-23.
  2. Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Archived 2018-12-25 at the Wayback Machine Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 20 [5 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.

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