1976 Montreal Summer

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  In 1969, to almost everyone's surprise, the IOC chose Montreal rather than Moscow to host the Games of the XXI Olympiad. The personal action of the mayor of the great French-speaking city certainly had something to do with it.
Dates: July 17 - august 1, 1976
N.O.C. participants: 92
Number of sports: 6
Number of contests: 198
Number of athletes: 6084
Men: 4824
Women: 1260
Volonteers: 0
Media: 65535
Opening: The Queen Elisabeth II
Oath: Pierre Saint-Jean
Oath juges: Maurice Forget
Number of torch bearer: 0
Last torch bearer: Stéphane Préfontaine, Sandra Henderson
Bids towns: Los Angeles (USA) et Moscou (URSS)