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1928 Summer Olympics
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1928 Summer Olympics

The Games of the IX Olympiad were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam had made a bid for the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, but had to give way to war-victim Belgium and De Coubertin's Paris before finally being awarded with the organisation.

Games of the IX Olympiad
Nations participating46
Athletes participating3,014 (2,724 men, 290 women)
Events109 in 14 sports
Opening ceremoniesMay 17, 1928
Closing ceremoniesAugust 12, 1928
Officially opened byPrince Hendrik
Athlete's OathHarry Dénis
Judge's Oath:-
Olympic Torch-

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count
4 References

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

References

See also

External links

Bibliography


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