When did Serbia host the Olympics?

*Yugoslavia hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, now part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Who won the 1984 Winter Olympics?

East Germany, which won all gold and silver medals in women’s speed skating and bobsleigh, finished first on the medal table with twenty-four awards, nine of which were gold.

1984 Winter Olympics.

Logo of the 1984 Winter Olympics
Host city Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Cauldron Sanda Dubravčić
Stadium Koševo Stadium

Was there an Olympics in 1912?

The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912. Twenty-eight nations and 2,408 competitors, including 48 women, competed in 102 events in 14 sports.

Did Jim Thorpe’s shoes get stolen?

Before the second day of decathlon, Jim Thorpe’s shoes were stolen. Hastily, he found two different shoes lying in a garbage can to compete with. (One of them was too big, so he wore an extra sock to make it fit.) Thorpe won the high jump, then won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.6 seconds.

Why did the US boycott the 1984 Olympics?

Many communist countries—including the Soviet Union, East Germany, and Cuba—retaliated for the U.S.-led boycott of the Moscow 1980 Games by staying away from the 1984 Games, citing concerns over the safety of their athletes in what they considered a hostile and fiercely anticommunist environment.

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What two continents have never hosted the Olympics?

What two continents have never hosted the Olympics?

  • Asia and Antarctica.
  • Oceania and Antarctica.
  • South America and Antarctica.
  • Africa and Antarctica.

How old was the youngest swimmer at the Olympics?

The youngest swimmer in US history was Donna Elizabeth de Varona. She won the gold medal at the 1960 Rome Olympics at 13 years old.

Lane 1
Country ROC
Swimmer EGOROVA Anna
Time 8:24.35

Who was the major star in the 1912 Olympics?

The star of the 1912 Olympics was American Jim Thorpe. Entered in four events, he began slowly with a fourth-place finish in the high jump and a seventh-place finish in the long jump. In the pentathlon and decathlon, however, Thorpe dominated the events to win two gold medals.

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