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Olympics History Timeline 1921 - 1930



Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events
1921            
1922       IOC recognizes Chinese National Olympic Committee
1923          
1924 Paris, France

May 4 - July 27
United States finished in first position in the final medal rankings, with 45 gold medals and 99 medals overall.

Finland finished in second position in the final medal rankings, with 14 gold medals and 37 medals overall.
  44 3089 126 in 17 sports The 1924 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were held in 1924 in Paris, France. Paris was chosen to host the Games over bids of Amsterdam, Berlin, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Rome. The Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger), was used for the first time.
1925         The Uruguay Football Team at the Paris Olympic Games, 1924
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1926            
1927            
1928 Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 17 - August 12
United States finished in first position in the final medal rankings, with 22 gold medals and 56 medals overall.

Germany finished in second position in the final medal rankings, with 10 gold medals and 31 medals overall.
  46 3014 109 in 14 sports The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. For the first time, the Olympic Flame was lit during the Olympics. The torch relay, however, would not occur until the 1936 Summer Olympics.

For the first time, the parade of nations started with Greece, which holds the origins of the Olympics, and ended with the host country, a tradition which continues today.
1929            
1930            
Year Venue and Date Medal count Records Nations participating Athletes participating No. of Events News Main Events


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