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1932 Summer Olympics

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Summer Olympics -1932 | Today In History | 30 July 18

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1932, Summer Olympics. Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles Olympics 1932

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1932 Los Angeles Olympics Highlights

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1932 Summer Olympics Medal

The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 30 to August 14, 1932, in Los Angeles, California, United States. The Games were held during the worldwide Great Depression and many nations and athletes were unable to pay for the trip to Los Angeles; fewer than half the number of participants in the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam returned to compete in 1932. Even U.S. President Herbert Hoover failed to put in an appearance at the Games.
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