Olympic trivia

Jun 10, 2012, 08:28 IST | A Correspondent

Did you know?

>> Aleksandr Ditiatin of the Soviet Union earned 8 gold medals in gymnastics at the 1980 Moscow Games.

>> The first Latin American city to host the Olympic Games was Mexico City in 1968.

>> Emil Zatopek of Czechoslovakia is the only man to win gold medals in the 5000 metres, 10,000 metres as well as the marathon in the same Olympiad.

>> Communist China first time took part in the Games was in 1984 Los Angeles.

>> More athletes than spectators attended the 1900 Paris Games. 

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