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1932 Los Angeles Summer

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accueil The games crossed the Atlantic again to take place in Los Angeles on the western side oh the huge North American continent.
The USA where anxious to get this organization because they wanted the world to forget the bad feeling created by the Saint Louis and the "famous" "anthropological days".
For the first time, all the athletes were hosted in the Olympic village settle on a golf course surrounded with wires and patrolled by cowboys.

DatesUS : July 30 - august 14, 1932
N.O.C. participants: 37
Number of sports: 14
Number of contests: 117
Number of athletes: 1332
Men : 1206
Women : 126
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Opening : Charles Curtis, US Vice President
Oath : George Calnan
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