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Olympic games

Stan Greenberg

Olympic games

the records

by Stan Greenberg

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Published by Guinness Superlatives, Distributed by Sterling Pub. Co. in Enfield, Middlesex, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Records,
  • Athletes -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStan Greenberg.
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23260025M
    ISBN 100851128963
    OCLC/WorldCa18715045

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    Since then, the Paralympics have been held in every Olympic year. Medal presentation[ change change source ] A medal ceremony during the Summer Olympics A medal ceremony is held after each Olympic event is concluded. In B. Nations then enter the stadium alphabetically according to the host country's chosen language.


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The Games have primarily been hosted in the continents of Europe 32 editions and Americas 14 editions ; seven Games have been hosted in Asia and two have been hosted in Oceania.

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