1920 antwerp olympics

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The Olympics games in Amberes 1920

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1920 antwerp olympics

  1. 1. 1920 Anvers Olympics
  2. 2.  Antwerp was chosen as the venue as a way to honor those wounded in the First World War and Belgian fighters in this war. For the first time made ​the Oath of Athletes , and was raised for the first time the Olympic flag , with, on white background, with the five Olympic rings. For the first time, participants could only go to the Games through the National Olympic Committees. EVENTS
  3. 3.  These are the most important sports: athletics, boxyng, cycling, football, gymnastics, swimming, modern pentathlon, pole, rowing, tennis, jumps and water polo. SPORTS
  4. 4. These were the countries that competed in Antwerp:Argentina , Belgium , Brazil , Canada , Czechoslova kia , Chile , Denmark , Spain , United States , Estonia , Finland , France , Greece ,Italy , Japan , Luxembourg , Mexico , Monaco ,Norway , Netherlands , Peru , Poland , Portugal , United Kingdom , Romania , Sweden, Switzerland andYugoslavia . Participating countries
  5. 5. Countrie Gold medals Silver medals Bronze medals TotalUnited States 41 27 27 95Sweden 19 20 25 64United 15 15 13 43KingdomFinland 15 10 9 34Belgium 14 11 11 36 Medals Countrie
  6. 6. Countrie Gold Silver Bronze Total medals medals medalsNorway 13 9 9 31Italy 13 5 5 23France 9 9 13 41Netherlands 4 2 5 11Denmark 3 9 1 13 Medals
  7. 7. 1920 Antwerp Olympics Athletes59 in 6 sports Standard-bearerOpen: Mariano Arrate Medals: Rank: 17 0 gold medals 2 silver medals 0 bronze medals SPAIN IN THE OLYMPICS
  8. 8.  Paavo Nurmi was an athlete Finnish . During the 20s , was considered the best distance runner and middle-distance runner in the world, setting world records at distances ranging from 1,500 m and 20 km. With a total of 12 medals (9 gold medals and 3 silver), Nurmi was the most successful Olympic athlete to be overcome in the 2012 London Olympics by Michael Phelps . Paavo Nurmi

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