1928 Summer Olympics
Poster for the 1928 Summer Olympics
|Athletes||2,883 (2,606 men, 277 women)|
The games were thought to be a success. Half of the expense of the games was covered by the Dutch government.
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.
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- 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.
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