In 1931, the International Olympic Committee awarded the 1936 Summer Olympics to Berlin. The choice signaled Germanys return to the world community after its isolation in the aftermath of defeat in World War I.
Who hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics?
Berlin 1936 Berlin 1936 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Berlin that took place August 1–16, 1936. The Berlin Games were the 10th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The 1936 Olympics were held in a tense, politically charged atmosphere.
What events did Jesse Owens win?
Jesse Owens was an American athlete. He is best remembered for his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won gold medals in the long jump, the 100- and 200-metre dashes, and the 4 x 100-metre relay. He was the first American track and field athlete to win four gold medals at a single Olympic Games.
What was the medal count for the 1936 Olympics?
Medal tableRankNationTotal1Germany (GER)*892United States (USA)563Hungary (HUN)164Italy (ITA)2229 more rows
Who built Olympiastadion?
Albert Speer Werner MarchOtto KönigsbergerFriedrich Krahe Olympiastadion Berlin/Architects