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Berlin 1936 Olympic Medals Table


Officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, the 1926 Berlin Olympics was held in Berlin, Germany from 1 August to 16 August, 1926. The Games has 3,963 athletes hailing from 49 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participating in about 129 events in 19 different sports. Also, this was the first Olympics which saw the participation of highest number of nations. While 32 NOCs won medals, 17 others didn't succeed in winning a medal.

Though a boycott by the United States was suggested, the same wasn't implemented at a later point of time. The other NOCs which threatened to boycott the Games of XI Olympics included France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Netherlands and Czechoslovakia. Coming to the medal winners, Germany topped the list by winning 33 gold, 26 silver and 30 bronze medals. Next were United States of America and Hungary holding the second and third positions respectively. While the United States won 24 gold, 20 silver and 12 bronze medals, Hungary was successful in taking home 10 gold, one silver and five bronze medals. During the Games, American springboard diver, Marjorie Gestring became the youngest Olympic champion at the tender age of 13 years and 268 days. She won her first major title at the Amateur Athletic Union meeting held at Chicago in 1936.




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