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London 1908 - Key Facts

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October 12, 2011
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Alexander McCulloch took the silver medal in the single sculls © PA Photos
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Dates
April 27 - October 31

Other candidate cities
Berlin, Milan, Rome

Competitors
2,008 (37 women)

Participating nations
22

Sports
22

Events
110

Medals given out
320

IOC president
Pierre de Coubertin (France)

Games declared open by
King Edward VII

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