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1932 Summergames Los Angeles (United States)

1932 Summergames Los Angeles (United States)

Type of game:Summergames
City:Los Angeles
Country:United_States United States

Date and place

Games of the 10th Olympiad Los Angeles 1932, July 30-August 14


Number of participants: 1332 (1206 men and 126 women)

Total number of spectators: 1,247,580

Olympic Oath: George Calnan (U.S. fencer)

Participating countries: 37
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Philippines, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Haiti, Hungary, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Uruguay, United States, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland.


Athletics, gymnastics and hockey at the Memorial Coliseum (architect: John and Donald B. Parkinson, spectator capacity: 105.000, cinder track with a length of 400 meters), weight lifting, wrestling and boxing in the Olympic Auditorium (spectator capacity: 10,000), fencing in State Armory screen stadium (capacity spectators: 1800), shooting on the firing Los Angeles Police Pistol Range, Elysian Park, modern pentathlon at the Riviera Country Club, fencing in the State Armory stadium, firing at the Los Angeles Police Pistol Range, Elysian Park, the swimming stadium and the Memorial Coliseum, equestrian at the equestrian center at the Riviera Country Club and the Memorial Colosseum, cycling in the Rose Bowl stadium in cycling Passadena (spectator capacity: 85,000) and at the track Moorpark-Santa Monica, swimming, diving and water polo in the swimming stadium (spectator capacity: 10,000), rowing on the rowing course of the Long Beach Marine Stadium (capacity audience : 17000), sailing in the bay of San Pedro.