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1936 Winter Olympics

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IV Olympic Winter Games
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Nations participating 28
Athletes participating 646 (566 men, 80 women)
Events 17 in 4 sports
Opening ceremony February 6, 1936
Closing ceremony February 16, 1936
Officially opened by Adolf Hitler
Athlete's Oath Wilhelm Bogner
Olympic Torch ---

The IV Olympic Winter Games were held in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. Hitler, the German Nazi leader, wished to show the world that the 'Aryan' team the National Socialist state had assembled was better than everyone elses', and would win all events.

Medal winners

Medal count

Top medal-collecting nations:

(Host nation in bold.)

1936 Winter Olympics medal count
Pos. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 7 5 3 15
2 Germany 3 3 0 6
3 Sweden 2 2 3 7
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Finland
1 2 3 6
5 Missing image
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Switzerland
1 2 0 3
6 Austria 1 1 2 4
7 Great Britain 1 1 1 3
8 United States 1 0 3 4
9 Canada 0 1 0 1
10 France 0 0 1 1
10 Hungary 0 0 1 1


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¹Not currently recognised as official by the IOC.     ²Cancelled due to war.
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