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Olympics poster, 1928

The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, were held at Amsterdam in the Netherlands.[1]

The games were thought to be a success. Half of the expense of the games was covered by the Dutch government.[2]

Participating nations

A total of 46 nations sent athletes to compete at the Amsterdam games.[3]

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References

Countries at the 1928 Olympics
  1. Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1928 Amsterdam Summer Games"; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  2. Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
  3. Taking part in the games for the first time were Malta, Panama, and Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

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