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1904 SAINT LOUIS SUMMER
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logo THE IIIrd SUMMER GAMES
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After Europe for first two olympiad, the USA obtain the organization of the third Olympic Summer Games of the modern era. Two cities are on ranks: Chicago and St Louis. The I.O.C asks the President Théodore Roosevelt, President of honor of the new American Olympic Committee, to indicate appoint the city which will organize Games. Roosevelt, to avoid that two important demonstrations take place in every end of the country, indicate appoint St Louis.
It is so within the framework of the commemorative international exhibition of the transfer of the Louisiana by France that took place Games.
Dates : July 1st- November 23
Participating N.O.C.: 12
Number of Sports: 16
Number of Events: 89
Number of Athletes: 617
Men: 609
Women: 8
Opening: David R. Francis, President of the World's fair
Bid city: Chicago (USA)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries
count 1998 - 2017. Marc Boucher development
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