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1912 Summergames Stockholm (Sweden)

1912 Summergames Stockholm (Sweden)

Type of game:Summergames
Country:Sweden Sweden

Date and place

5th Games of the Olympiad Stockholm 1912, May 5 to July 22


Number of participants: 2547 (2490 men and 57 women)

Total spectators: 327,288

Participating countries: 28
Australasia, Austria, Belgium, Bohemia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Germany, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, United States , Iceland, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland.

Australia and New Zealand started together under the name Australasia. The team consisted of 24 Australians and 2 New Zealanders.


Athletics, tug of war, wrestling and gymnastics in the Olympic Stadium (architect: Torben Grut, capacity 37,500 spectators, cinder track with a length of 383 meter) fencing in the Ostermalm-tennis, shooting in Kaknas, (rifle and pistol) and Rasanda (hunting parts), modern pentathlon in Kaknas, Djurgardsbrunnviken, Ostermalm, Barkaby and in the Olympic stadium, equestrian in Linda ranks and in the Olympic stadium, cycling on the track around the lake in Liljeholmen Malar, swimming, diving and water polo in Djurgardsbrunnviken (swimming stadium with a bath of 100 meter length, spectator capacity: 2700), rowing in Djurgardsbrunnviken, sailing in Nyhashamn, football in Trane Berg, Rasunda, and in the Olympic stadium, lawntennis at the the tennis courts in Ostermalm, indoor tennis at the tennishall in Ostermalm.