1932 Simmer Olympics

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Gemmes o the X Olympiad
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Host ceety Los Angeles, Californie, Unitit States
Nations pairteecipatin 37
Athletes pairteecipatin 1,332 (1,206 men, 126 weemen)
Events 117 in 14 sports
Openin ceremony Julie 30
Closin ceremony August 14
Offeecially opened bi Vice Preses Charles Curtis
Athlete's Oath George Calnan
Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The 1932 Simmer Olympics, offeecially kent as the Gemmes o the X Olympiad, wis a major warldwide multi-athletic event which wis celebratit in 1932 in Los Angeles, Californie, Unitit States. Na ither ceeties made a bid tae host thir Olympics. Held during the warldwide Great Depression, mony naitions an athletes war unable tae pay for the trip tae Los Angeles. Fewer nor hauf the pairteecipants o the 1928 Simmer Olympics in Amsterdam returned tae compete in 1932. Even U.S. Preses Herbert Hoover skipped the event.[1]

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  1. Hoover, wha an aa skipped the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, wis the seicont U.S. preses tae miss a Gemmes in the Unitit States held during his term. The first wis Preses Theodore Roosevelt, wha decidit nae tae attend the 1904 Simmer Olympics, held in St. Louis, Missouri, acause St. Louis mayor David R. Francis declined tae let Roosevelt help officiate. Zarnowski, C. Frank (Summer 1992). "A Look at Olympic Costs" (PDF). Citius, Altius, Fortius. 1 (1): 16–32. Retrieved Mairch 24, 2007.