Where was the 1948 Olympics held?
What was an Olympic sport between 1928 and 1948?
> Last played: 1908
Lacrosse was only played at the 1904 Games in St. Louis and the 1908 Games in London, although it was included as a demonstration sport rather than an official Olympic event in 1928, 1932 and 1948.
What were the original 9 sports in the Olympics?
The Modern Olympics
Thirteen countries competed at the Athens Games in 1896. Nine sports were on the agenda: cycling, fencing, gymnastics, lawn tennis, shooting, swimming, track and field, weight lifting, and wrestling. The 14-man U.S. team dominated the track and field events, taking first place in 9 of the 12 events.
Did Germany compete in 1948 Olympics?
Athletes from Germany (GER) have appeared in 27 of the 30 Summer Olympic Games, having competed in all Games except those of 1920, 1924 and 1948, when they were not permitted to do so. Germany has hosted the Summer Olympic Games twice; the 1936 Games in Berlin, and the 1972 Games in Munich.
Who was not allowed to participate in the Olympics until 1928?
In protest of the limited number of events, British women athletes, boycotted the Games. Halina Konopacka of Poland became the first female Olympic track and field champion. Reports that the 800 meter run ended with several of the competitors being completely exhausted were widely (and erroneously) circulated.
How much did the 1948 Olympic Games cost?
|Host City||Year||Total Costs|
|St. Moritz Winter Olympics||1928||CHF706,000|
|Los Angeles Summer Olympics||1932|
|Berlin Summer Olympics||1936||$30,000,000|
|London Summer Olympics||1948|