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embleme THE IXth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES torche
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Capital of Austrian Tyrol, the city of Innsbruck welcomes its first Winter Game. Henceforth, wintry tests stop being a modest complement in the Olympic Winter Games summer. In spite of the broadcasts of the television, more than a million spectator be going to follow thirty four competitions. A new record of the participants is established: the cap of the 1 000 participants is crossed. Even India is present.
Dates : January 29 - February 9
Participating N.O.C.: 36
Number of Sports : 8
Number of Events : 34
Number of Athletes : 1091
Men : 891
Women : 200
Opening : Adolf Shärf, Republic President
Oath : Paul Aste
Final Torch Bearers : Joseph Reider
Candidates cities : Calgary (CAN) and Lahti/Are (SWE)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries