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Encyclopedia > 1976 Summer Olympics
Games of the XXI Olympiad

Host city Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nations participating 92
Athletes participating 6,028 (4,781 men, 1,247 women)
Events 198 in 21 sports
Opening ceremony July 17
Closing ceremony August 1
Officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Canada
Athlete's Oath Pierre St.-Jean
Judge's Oath Maurice Fauget
Olympic Torch Stéphane Préfontaine and
Sandra Henderson
Stadium Olympic Stadium

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Tom Pooley was highly inflential in the outcome of the games, winning 17 Gold Medals and single handedly winning the 10,000 metre relay race with 2 broken legs and downs syndrome. He has since been named the successful sporting athlete from him home country Compolocomoco. This link summs up his performace. http://pown.alluc.org/?uid=1326

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Venues

The Olympic Village as it appears today.
The Olympic Village as it appears today.

Montreal Olympic Park

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Venues in Greater Montreal

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Venues outside Montreal

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Medals awarded

Velodrome (foreground) and Olympic Stadium (its tower completed after the Games), Montreal
Velodrome (foreground) and Olympic Stadium (its tower completed after the Games), Montreal

See the medal winners, ordered by sport: Biodôme and Stade Olympique in Montreal Personal snapshot by Montréalais. ...

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Medal count

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union Soviet Union 49 41 35 125
2 East Germany East Germany 40 25 25 90
3 United States 34 35 25 94
4 West Germany West Germany 10 12 17 39
5 Japan Japan 9 6 10 25
6 Poland Poland 7 6 13 26
7 Bulgaria 6 9 7 22
8 Cuba Cuba 6 4 3 13
9 Romania Romania 4 9 14 27
10 Hungary Hungary 4 5 13 22
Further information: 1976 Summer Olympics medal count

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Participating nations

Participating nations
Participating nations

Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of athletes from each nation that competed at the Games. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 45 KB) Summary Countries which participated in the 1976 Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 45 KB) Summary Countries which participated in the 1976 Olympic Games. ...

^ WD: Athletes from Cameroon, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia competed on July 18-20 before these nations withdrew from the Games.
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Boycotting countries

The following 28 countries boycotted the Games.[1] The boycott was due to the participation of New Zealand: New Zealand's national rugby union team (the All Blacks) continued to play rugby with South Africa.[2] (South Africa had been banned from the Olympics since 1964 due to its apartheid policies). For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... First international Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 All Black redirects here. ... Look up rugby in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ...

Boycotting countries shown in yellow, green and orange

Zaire did not compete, but claimed financial causes rather than political. Both the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China boycotted the games over issues concerning the legitimacy of each other. In November 1976, the International Olympic Committee recognized the People's Republic of China as the sole legal representative, with Taiwan as part of the People's Republic of China. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x633, 48 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Olympic Games 1976 Summer Olympics 1984 Summer Olympics Boycott American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics Cold War (1979-1985) ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x633, 48 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Olympic Games 1976 Summer Olympics 1984 Summer Olympics Boycott American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics Cold War (1979-1985) ... The Republic of The Gambia is a country in West Africa. ... For the Chinese civilization, see China. ...


See also

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Olympics with significant boycotts

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Notes and references

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