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Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 Winter Olympics

The Market Town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a market town in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen District in the Oberbayern Region of Bavaria, Germany . Garmisch-Partenkirchen is Germany 's largest alpine resort.

The town is located near the border of Austria. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is also a summer vacation playground . Two separate towns - Garmisch and Partenkirchen were merged for the 1936 Winter Summer Games . The main tourist attraction of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is Zugspitze and the Olympic Village built under it.

The Fourth Winter Olympics: The 1936 Winter Olympics were officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Oberbayern Region of Bavaria, Germany.

Venue: 1936 Winter Summer Games were held at Olympia Skistadion in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany. Olympia Skistadion is a ski jumping stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany . The stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1936 Winter Summer Games . Ski jumping events were arranged in this stadium.

Participants: 646 participants from 28 countries competed in the 1936 Winter Summer Games. The countries were Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Japan, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States and Yugoslavia.

Events: There were 17 events in 4 sports in the fourth Winter Summer Games in 1936. Medals were awarded for alpine skiing, bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.

Medal Count: Norway won the highest number of medals winning 15 medals in total ( 7 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze medals ). Germany, the host country won 6 medals with 3 gold and 3 silver medals.

A Brief Description of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Winter Summer Games, 1936: The Fourth Winter Summer Games were held from 6 th February to 16 th February in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Oberbayern Region of Bavaria, Germany. The games were officially opened by Adolf Hitler. The athletes uttered the Olympic oath led by Wilhelm Bogner.


  1936 Winter Olympics Medal Table  
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Norway 75315
2 Germany 3306
3 Sweden 2237
4 Finland 1236
5 Switzerland 1203
6 Austria 1124
7 Great Britain 1113
8 United States 1034
9 Canada 0101
10 France 0011
11 Hungary 0011

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