Summer Olympics

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Gymnastics At The 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's Team, Free System
... artistic gymnastics event held as part of the Gymnastics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme ... It was the first appearance of the event, which would only be held again at the 1920 Summer Olympics ...
Timeline of Germany At The Winter Olympics - 1924 - 1948
... nations, even though having new republican governments by now, were not invited to the 1920 Summer Olympics ... other banned nations except Germany were invited again for the 1924 Summer Olympics, held for the second time in Pierre de Coubertin's home town of Paris, and for the 1924 Winter ... Thus Germany was not present in Chamonix for the first Winter Olympics ...
Benin At The 1980 Summer Olympics
... Benin competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR ... The nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1976 Summer Olympics ...
Anita Lonsbrough - Swimming Career
... At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, on 27 August 1960, at the age of 19, she won gold in the 200 m breaststroke in 249.5 ahead of West Germany's Wiltrud Urselmann (250.0 ... She would also be the last British woman to win Olympic gold in swimming until Rebecca Adlington gained the gold in the 2008 Summer Olympics, 48 years later ... At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo she came seventh in the 400 m individual medley ...
Letitia Vriesde - Career
... gradually improved, competed in the 800 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics, and broke into the highest echelons of her event in 1991, when she reached the finals of both ... a bronze medal at the 2001 world outdoor championships, but has never managed to reach an Olympic final ... At the 1992 Summer Olympics she set a record of sorts by recording the fastest ever non-qualifying time in an 800 m semi final ...

Famous quotes containing the word summer:

    Two wooden tubs of blue hydrangeas stand at the foot of the stone steps.
    The sky is a blue gum streaked with rose. The trees are black.
    The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.
    Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.
    Pardie! Summer is like a fat beast, sleepy in mildew....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)