1976 Summer Olympics
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.
|Host city||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Athletes||6,084 (4,824 men, 1,260 women)|
|Events||198 in 21 sports (27 disciplines)|
- International Olympic Committee (October 9, 2014). "Factsheet - Opening Ceremony of the Games of the Olympiad". Press release. https://stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reference_documents_Factsheets/Opening_ceremony_of_the_Games_of_the_Olympiad.pdf. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
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