1932 Summer Olympics

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Takeichi Nishi became notable when he won an equestrian gold medal at the 1932 games

The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as Games of the X Olympiad, were held in Los Angeles, United States.[1]

U.S. President Herbert Hoover did not attend the games. Despite this snub, the games were thought to be a success because the LA Olympics did not end up in debt.[2]

Los Angeles was the first to provide an athletes' "village".[2]

Participating nations[change | change source]

A total of 37 nations sent athletes to compete at the Los Angeles games.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Countries at the 1932 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1932 Los Angeles Summer Games" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  3. Taking part in the games for the first time were Colombia and the Republic of China

Other websites[change | change source]

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