1928 Summer Olympics

Games of the IX Olympiad, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, were held at Amsterdam in the Netherlands.[1]

Poster for the 1928 Summer Olympics
Athletes2,883 (2,606 men, 277 women)
Opened by
Paris 1924 Los Angeles 1932
St Moritz 1928 Lake Placid 1932

The games were thought to be a success. Half of the expense of the games was covered by the Dutch government.[2]

Participating nations change

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.[3]

Participating National Olympic Committees

Related pages change

References change

Countries at the 1928 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1928 Amsterdam Summer Games" Archived 2008-08-26 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  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. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  3. Guttmann, Allen (1992). The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. pp. 38. ISBN 0-252-01701-3.

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