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1976 Summer Olympics
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1976 Summer Olympics

See also: 1976 Summer Paralympics
The Games of the XXI Olympiad were held in 1976 in Montreal, Canada. In the bid to organise the Olympics, Montreal defeated Moscow and Los Angeles, which would organise the 1980 and 1984 Olympics.

Games of the XXI Olympiad
Nations participating92
Athletes participating6,028 (4,781 men, 1,247 women)
Events198 in 21 sports
Opening ceremoniesJuly 17, 1976
Closing ceremoniesAugust 1, 1976
Officially opened byElizabeth II, Queen of Canada
Athlete's OathPierre St.-Jean
Judge's Oath:Maurice Fauget
Olympic TorchStéphane Préfontaine and Sandra Henderson

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

Highlights

 
Velodrome (foreground) and Olympic Stadium, Montreal

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Soviet Union494135125
2East Germany40252590
3United States34352594
4West Germany10121739
5Japan961025
6Poland761326
7Bulgaria69722
8Cuba64313
9Romania491427
10Hungary451322
11Finland4206
12Sweden4105
13United Kingdom35513
14Italy27413
15France2349
16Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia2338
17Czechoslovakia2248
18New Zealand2114
19South Korea1146
20Switzerland1124
21Jamaica1102
21Norway1102
21North Korea1102
24Denmark1023
25Mexico1012
26Trinidad and Tobago1001
27Canada05611
28Belgium0336
29Netherlands0235
30Portugal0202
30Spain0202
32Australia0145
33Iran0112
35Mongolia0101
35Venezuela0101
37Brazil0022
38Austria0011
38Bermuda0011
38Pakistan0011
38Puerto Rico0011
38Thailand0011

References

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