1908 London Summer

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  Rome having withdrawn, the I.O.C. entrusted the organisation of the Games of the IV Olympiad to London, which included them in the framework of the Franco-British Exhibition from 20 April to 30 October 1908. The sporting events took place in the athletics stadium in the western district of the capital at a place called "Sheperd's Bush", with for the first time the opening parade ceremony of the Games.
Dates: April 27 - october 31, 1908
N.O.C. participants: 22
Number of sports: 22
Number of contests: 110
Number of athletes: 2008
Men: 1971
Women: 37
Volonteers: 0
Media: 0
Opening: The King Edouard VII
Number of torch bearer: 0
Bids towns: Berlin (GER), Milan (ITA), Rome (ITA)