1936 Summer Olympics

Games of the XI Olympiad, in Berlin, Germany

The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in Berlin, Germany.[2]

Games of the XI Olympiad
Host cityBerlin, Germany
MottoI Call the Youth of the World!
(German: Ich rufe die Jugend der Welt!)
Athletes3,963 (3,632 men, 331 women)
Events129 in 19 sports (25 disciplines)
Opening1 August
Closing16 August
Opened by
Los Angeles 1932 London 1948
Tokyo 1940
Garmisch 1936 St. Moritz 1948
Sapporo 1940
Olympic Stadium in Berlin, 1936

The games were thought to be successful. The costs of the games was mostly paid for by the German government.[3]

Participating nations change

A total of 49 nations sent athletes to compete at the Berlin games.[4]

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References change

Countries at the 1936 Olympics
  1. 1.0 1.1 "Factsheet - Opening Ceremony of the Games f the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. 13 September 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  2. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1936 Berlin Summer Games" Archived 2008-07-07 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  3. 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, pp. 21-22 [6-7 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  4. Taking part in the games for the first time were Afghanistan, Bermuda, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Liechtenstein and Peru.

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