1976 Summer Olympics

Games of the XXI Olympiad, held in Montréal in 1976

The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Montreal was awarded the rights to the 1976 Games in May 1970, over the bids of Moscow and Los Angeles. Moscow would later host the 1980 Summer Olympics, and Los Angeles would later host the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Games of the XXI Olympiad
Host cityMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Nations92
Athletes6,084 (4,824 men, 1,260 women)
Events198 in 21 sports (27 disciplines)
OpeningJuly 17
ClosingAugust 1
Opened by
Cauldron
StadiumOlympic Stadium
Summer
Munich 1972 Moscow 1980
Winter
Innsbruck 1976 Lake Placid 1980

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