1932 Summer Olympics
|Host city||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Athletes||1,332 (1,206 men, 126 women)|
|Events||117 in 14 sports (20 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as Games of the X Olympiad, were held in Los Angeles, United States.
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.
Los Angeles was the first to provide an athletes' "village".
Participating nations[change | change source]
A total of 37 nations sent athletes to compete at the Los Angeles games.
- Republic of China
- Great Britain
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- United States
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Factsheet - Opening Ceremony of the Games f the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. September 13, 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
- ↑ Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1932 Los Angeles Summer Games" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 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.
- ↑ 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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