1906 Summer Olympics

non-olympic, international multi-sport event, in Athens, Greece

The 1906 Summer Olympics, also called the 1906 Intercalated Games, were held in Athens, Greece.[1]

People entering the Olympic Stadium in Athens, 1906

These games are not awarded the title of Olympiad because they were held between the III and IV Olympiads. Medals were given to the participants during these games, but the medals are not officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee.

Participants nations


Athletes from 20 nations took part in the St. Louis games.



Countries at the 1906 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1906 Athina Summer Games" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-8-14.
  2. The Grand Duchy of Finland was part of the Russian Empire at the time, but was treated as a separate nation.
  3. At the 1908 Olympics, the name "Turkey" was used to refer to the Ottoman Empire.

Other websites


  Media related to 1906 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons