Marcolympics
1976 MONTREAL SUMMER
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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.
Dates : July 17 to August 1st
Participating N.O.C.: 92
Number of Sports: 21
Number of Events: 198
Number of Athletes: 6028
Men's : 4781
Women's : 1247
Opening: Her majesty, the Queen Elisabeth II
Oath : Pierre Saint-Jean
Oath for official : Maurice Forget
Number of torch bearer: 1 214
Final Torch Bearer: Sandra Henderson and Stephan Prefontaine
Candidates cities: Los Angeles (USA) and Moscow (Soviet Union)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries