Marcolympics
1932 LOS ANGELES SUMMER
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logo THE Xth SUMMER GAMES
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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.
Dates : July 30- August 14
Participating N.O.C.: 37
Number of Sports: 15
Number of Events: 128
Number of Athletes: 1 503
Men's : 1 468
Women's : 35
Opening: Charles Curtis, Vice-President of USA
Oath : George C. Calman
Candidates cities: None
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries