1928 Summer Olympics
|Host city||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Events||109 in 15 sports|
|Opening ceremony||July 28|
|Closing ceremony||August 12|
The games were thought to be a success. Half of the expense of the games was covered by the Dutch government.
Participating nations[change | change source]
A total of 46 nations were represented at the Amsterdam Games. Malta, Panama, and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) competed at the Olympic Games for the first time. Germany returned after having been banned in 1920 and 1924.
|Participating National Olympic Committees|
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1928 Amsterdam Summer Games"; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- Guttmann, Allen (1992). The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. p. 38. ISBN 0-252-01701-3.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to 1928 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons