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The olimpic games in montreal.



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  • 1. THE OLIMPIC GAMES IN MONTREAL. Eugenia Marín Peinado.
  • 2. • The Olympic games in Montreal 1976 known as the Olympic games of the XXI Olympic were celebrated in Canada between the 17 July and the 1 August. There were six thousand twenty-eight a athletes from 92 countries in 21 sports. Due top political problems 24 African countries didn´t participate in the competitions.
  • 3. Antecedents. • Montreal had tried to celebrate the games four times before. The first time, they lost against London. The rivals were Los Angeles and Moscou but Russia and the Inited States were rivals and Canada was more neutral.
  • 4. Results of voting • In the final round Montreal had the votes of all the people who had chosen Los Angeles before. • With 41 points Montreal became the place for the games.
  • 5. The Olympic torch • The travel started on the 13 July in Olympia, in Greece. It went to Athens and then to Ottawa. From Ottawa it travelled by all the country.
  • 6. Participants. Countries • There were athletes from 92 federations. Some countries like Islas Caiman and Andorra were in Montreal for the first time.
  • 7. Great moments • The basketball competitions for women were included for the first time as well as handball. • The Romanian gymnast Nadia Comanechi was a total success because it was the first person to have a 10 in the parallel bars. She had seven tens. • This is a photo of this girl who was fourteen years old.
  • 8. • For men, the japans Shun Fujimoto broke his leg while he was doing his exercises. He didn´t say anything but at the end he couldn´t continue in the games. • They were very expensive games .The Works of the stadium and other places were paid with a tax on the cigarettes sold in Quebec.
  • 9. Thanks for your attention and