Where was the 1992 Summer Olympics held?

Was there an Olympics in 1992?

Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Barcelona that took place July 25–August 9, 1992. The Barcelona Games were the 22nd occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The 1992 Games were perhaps the most-successful modern Olympics. More than 9,300 athletes representing 169 countries participated.

How much did the Barcelona 1992 Olympics cost?

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Host City Year Final Operating Budget
Los Angeles Summer Olympics 1984 US$320,000,000
Calgary Winter Olympics 1988 CDN$438,000,000
Seoul Summer Olympics 1988 US$4,000,000,000
Barcelona Summer Olympics 1992 US$850,000,000

Which year was the last Olympics?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

What major events happened in 1992?

More U.S. Statistics…

  • Four officers acquitted in Los Angeles beating of Rodney King; violence erupts in Los Angeles (April 29 et seq.).
  • Caspar W. …
  • US Supreme Court reaffirms right to abortion (June 29).
  • Democratic convention nominates Bill Clinton and Al Gore (July 1).
  • Court clears Exxon Valdez skipper (July 10).

Why was there a 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics?

The Winter and Summer Olympic Games were held in the same years until 1992, after a 1986 decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to place the Summer and Winter Games on separate four-year cycles in alternating even-numbered years. Because of the change, the next Winter Olympics after 1992 were in 1994.

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Who was the youngest competitor at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics?

Rowing. Spain’s coxswain in the eights, 11-year-old Carlos Front, was the youngest competitor in the Olympic Games since 1900.

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