1932 Summer Olympics facts for kids

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Baron Nishi at LA
Takeichi Nishi became notable when he won an equestrian gold medal at the 1932 games

The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as Games of the X Olympiad, were held in Los Angeles, United States.

U.S. President Herbert Hoover did not attend the games. Despite this snub, the games were thought to be a success because the LA Olympics did not end up in debt.

Los Angeles was the first to provide an athletes' "village".

Participating nations

A total of 37 nations sent athletes to compete at the Los Angeles games.

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1932 Summer Olympics countries
Countries at the 1932 Olympics

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