MarcoLympics
1976 Montreal Summer

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  THE XXIth SUMMER GAMES Torche
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medaille de vainqueur medaille de participant
natation athletisme aviron basket-ball boxe canoe sprint
ceremonie equitation cyclisme escrime football gymnastique artistique
halterophilie handball hockey judo lutte
pentathlon tir tir a l'arc voile volley


accueil In 1969, Amsterdam, in the almost general surprise, the I.O.C. chose Montreal rather than Moscow, for the organization of the Games of the XXIth Olympiad. The personal action of the mayor of the French-speaking big city was there certainly for something.

DatesUS : July 17 - august 1, 1976
N.O.C. participants: 92
Number of sports: 6
Number of contests: 198
Number of athletes: 6084
Men : 4824
Women : 1260
Volonteers :
Media :
Opening : The Queen Elisabeth II
Oath : Pierre Saint-Jean
Oath juges : Maurice Forget
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Stéphane Préfontaine, Sandra Henderson
Bids towns : Los Angeles (USA) et Moscou (URSS)