🇳🇿11/22 - Melbourne Olympics
First Olympics held in the Southern Hemisphere.
• Host city: Melbourne, Australia / Stockholm, Sweden
• Nations: 72
• Athletes: 3,314 (2,938 men, 376 women)
• Events: 151 in 17 sports (23 disciplines)
• Opening: 22 November
• Closing: 8 December
Melbourne 1956, were an international multi-sport event held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, from 22 November to 8 December 1956.
To avoid quarantine issues for horses entering Australia, while at the same time hosting equestrian events, the Olympics will be held in two different cities (Stockholm and Melbourne), two different countries (Sweden and Australia), two different continents (Europe and Oceania), and two It was held throughout the seasons (July and November). In addition, the International Olympic Committee has achieved great political success by uniting the two Germanys (East and West Germany) into one (EUA).
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