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Los Angeles 1932 Olympics




The City of Los Angeles: Los Angeles is known as "L.A." or the "City of Angels ". Los Angeles is the largest city in the state of California. It is the second largest city in the United States. Los Angeles is one of the major global cities in the world and one of the world's most important centers of culture, science, technology, international trade, and higher education. The frequently visited tourist spots of Los Angeles are Hollywood, Hollywood Bowl, Griffith Park, LA Zoo, La Brea Tar Pits. There are also four amusement parks.

The Tenth Modern Olympics: The 1932 Summer Olympics is officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad . The tenth Summer Games were held in Los Angeles , California in United States.

Venue: The tenth Summer Games were held in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This is an outdoor sports stadium in Downtown Los Angeles, California at Exposition Park. The stadium is located next to the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

Participants: 1408 participants from 37 countries took part in the tenth Olympiad

in Los Angeles, California in United States. The participating countries were Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China(ROC), Colombia, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay and Yugoslavia.

Events: There were 116 events in 14 sports in the 1932 Summer Games. The events included athletics, boxing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, gymnastics, hockey, modern pentathlon, rowing, shooting, swimming, water polo, weightlifting, wrestling and yachting.

Medal Count: United States the host of the tenth Summer Games won 41 gold, 32 silver and 30 bronze medals and became the winner with a total count of 103 medals.

A Brief Description of Los Angeles Summer Games, 1932: The Tenth Summer Games were held in Los Angeles, California from 30 th July to 14 th August . The games were officially opened by Charles Curtis. The Athletes uttered Olympic oath led by George Calnan . The tenth Summer Games were held during the worldwide Great Depression. For this reason, many nations could not take part in the competition.

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