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1936 Wintergames Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany)

1936 Wintergames Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany)

Type of game:Wintergames
Country:Germany Germany

Date and place

4th Olympic Winter Games Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936, 6-16 februari


Number of participants: 646 (566 men and 80 women)

Total number of spectators: 500,000

Olympic Oath: Wilhelm Bogner (Germany, skier)

Participating countries: 28
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, United States, Sweden, Switzerland.


Nordic combined at the ski stadium (altitude: 740 m, capacity 80,000 spectators, critical point: 80 m), Alpine skiing in the area of Kreuzeck (start of the descent to 970 m altitude), figure skating and ice hockey at the Ice Stadium (height: 709 m, spectator capacity: 10,000, speed skating on natural ice rink in the Riessersee (altitude: 758 m, spectator capacity: 3,000), bobsleigh at a natural track (length: 1,600 m, height: 140 m15 curves, spectator capacity: 6,500).