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1936 Summergames Berlin (Germany)

1936 Summergames Berlin (Germany)

Type of game:Summergames
Country:Germany Germany

Date and place

Games of the 11th Olympiad 1936 in Berlin, August 2 to 16


Number of participants: 3963 (3632 men and 331 women)

Total number of spectators: 3,770,000

Olympic Oath: Ismayr Rudolf (Germany, weightlifter)

Olympic flame: Frits Schiegen (Germany, athlete)

Participating countries: 49
Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Germany, Egypt, Estonia, Philippines, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Iceland , India, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Uruguay, United States, South Africa , Sweden, Switzerland


Athletics in the Olympic Stadium (architects: Walter Werner and March, spectator capacity: 100,000 cinder track with a length of 400 meters), weight lifting, wrestling and boxing in the Deutschland Halle (spectator capacity: 20,000), fencing in the Dome Room and in the gymnastics hall, shooting on the court in Berlin-Wannsee, modern pentathlon in Döberitz, in the tennis stadium, on the shooting range in Berlin-Ruhleben, in the swimming stadium and the golf course at Berlin-Wannsee, equestrian in the Maifeld in Döberitz and in the Olympic Stadium, cycling in the stadium BSC (spectator capacity: 12.000, runway length: 400 m) and on the cycling trail of Avus, gymnastics in the Waldbühne (spectator capacity: 20,000), swimming, diving and water polo in the swimming stadium (capacity spectators: 20,000), canoeing and rowing on the rowing course in Berlin-Grunau (spectator capacity: 3,000), sailing in the Kiel Fjord, football in the Poststadium, on the fields of Mommsen and Hertha in the Olympic Stadium, hockey in the hockey stadium, bastketbal in the tennis stadium and the tennis courts, handball in the Neuköln stadium, in the Police Stadium, on the sports field of Hohenzollern Damm and in the Olympic stadium.