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1920 Summergames Antwerp (Belgium)

1920 Summergames Antwerp (Belgium)

Type of game:Summergames
Country:Belgium Belgium

Date and place

Games of the 7th Olympiad 1920 in Antwerp, April 20 to September 12


Number of participants: 2626 (2561 men and 65 women)

Total spectators: 349,689

Olympic Oath: Victor Boin (Belgium, fencing)

Participating countries: 29
Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Czechoslovakia, United States, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland.


Athletics, tug of war, equestrian, polo, gymnastics, football, rugby, hockey in the Olympic stadium Champs de Beerschot (architect: Fernand de Montigny, spectator capacity: 30,000 cinder track with a length of 400 meters), weight lifting, wrestling, boxing, fencing, shooting, archery, modern pentathlon, cycling on the track in Tuinstad, on the road: Antwerp-Kempen-Antwerp, swimming, diving, water polo in the swimming stadium with a bath of 100 m length, rowing, sailing in Ostende, tennis, figure skating and Ice hockey the Ijsstadion in Antwerp (architect: Fernand de Montigny).