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Los Angeles 1932 - Key Facts

ESPN staff
October 12, 2011
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Chuhei Nambu of Japan set a new world record of 15.72m in winning the triple jump © PA Photos
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Dates
July 30 - August 14

Participants
1,332 (126 women)

Participating nations
37

Sports
14

Events
117

Medals given out
348

IOC President
Henri de Baillet-Latour (Belgium)

Games declared open by
Charles Curtis, Vice President of the United States

Olympic oath read by
George Calnan (fencing)

Accredited journalists
303

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