1912 Summer Olympics facts for kids

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Duke Kahanamoku accepting the Olympic Gold Medal from King Gustav, Stockholm, Sweden 1912
Swedish king awarding gold medal in swimming to Duke Kahanamoku at 1912 games

The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were held in Stockholm, Sweden.

The games were thought to be a success. For the first time, athletes in the Games came from all five continents symbolised in the Olympic rings.

Participating nations

A total of 22 nations sent athletes to compete at the Stockholm games. They were:

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1912 Summer Olympic games countries
Countries at the 1912 Olympics

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