London hosted the Olympic Games in 1908, 1948 and 2012. The 2012 Summer Olympics made London the first city to have hosted the modern Games of three Olympiads.
What year did Great Britain host the Olympics?
Just three years after allied forces marched into Berlin to effectively herald the end of WWII, London prepared to host the world’s greatest sporting event. Officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, the 1948 Olympics were like nothing ever seen before.
What happened in the 1948 Olympics?
In the decathlon, Bob Mathias of the United States became the youngest male ever to win an Olympic gold medal at the age of seventeen.
1948 Summer Olympics.
|Host city||London, United Kingdom|
|Athletes||4,104 (3,714 men, 390 women)|
|Events||136 in 17 sports (23 disciplines)|
Who will host Olympics 2020?
New IOC policies also allowed the host organizing committee to add new sports to the Olympic program for just one Games.
2020 Summer Olympics.
|Host city||Tokyo, Japan|
|Motto||United by Emotion|
|Nations||205 (+ EOR team)|
|Events||339 in 33 sports (50 disciplines)|
Is Scotland a country?
listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. … The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages and continued to exist until 1707. By inheritance in 1603, James VI of Scotland became king of England and Ireland, thus forming a personal union of the three kingdoms.