The 1912 Stockholm Olympics

The 1912 Stockholm Olympics

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King Gustaf V of Sweden inaugurated the Fifth Olympiad at the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm on July 6, 1912. In the following weeks, 2, 380 competitors from 27 nations representing six continents participated in well-organized competitions in perfect weather conditions. The largest Olympics yet at the time, the Stockholm Games have thus gone down in history as the Sunshine Olympics, or qqthe Swedish Masterpiece.qq Since that achievement, and despite numerous attempts by other Swedish cities, Sweden has not yet managed to host the Olympic Games again. This work examines the 1912 Stockholm Olympic.Essays on the Competitions, the People, the City Leif Yttergren, Hans Bolling ... and embraced, but would also be given the chance to flourish again and blow new life into the society of the day. ... th e world of sport, for example how music is used in sports displays, or how sports venues have been designed and decorated.

Title:The 1912 Stockholm Olympics
Author:Leif Yttergren, Hans Bolling
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-11-05


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