1920's Olympic

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1920's Olympic

The sixth olympic game was suppost to be held in Berlin in 1916 but since the war started it had to be cancelled. 1920's olympic games followed closely to the ending of World War 1. 1920 summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. after the war the countries that lost the war and were blammed for starting the war were banned from competing in the games. Germany was one of them and they stayed banned until 1925, and instead hosted a series of games called Deutsche Kampfspiele. There were 2,626 Athletes participating in the games. There was 2,561 men and 56 women.

1920's Olympic events

Their was 27 events in the Olympics in 1920 they were Archary, Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Diving, Fencing, Field hockey, Figure skating, Football, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Korfball, Modern Pentathlon, Polo, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Tug of war, Water polo, Wrestling, and Weight lifting.

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ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uken.wikipedia.org

1920's Olympic

1920's Olympics

Some of the gold winners for USA are Frankie Genaro, and Samuel Mosberg who were boxers. Louis Kuehn, Clarence Pinkston winners in Diving. Norman Ross, Duke Kahanamoku winners in swimming. Paul Costello and John B. Kelly, Sr. winners in rowing. Daniel Carroll, Charles Doe, George Fish, James Fitzpatrick, Joseph Hunter, Morris Kirksey, Charles Mehan, John Muldoon, John O'Neil, John Patrick, Erwin Righter, Rudolph Scholz, Dink Templeton, Charles Lee Tilden, Jr., Heaton Wrennwinners of Rugby. Karl Frederick, Louis Harant winners in shooting. Charles Ackerly winner in Wrestling.

1920 USA Olympic gold Winners


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