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St Louis 1904 - Key facts

Dates

July 1-November 23

Other candidate city

Chicago (which was chosen but later left the honour to St. Louis)

Competitors

651 (including 6 women)

Participating Nations

12 (including South Africa)

Sports

14

Events

91

Medals awarded

281

IOC president

Pierre de Coubertin (France)

Games declared open by

David Francis President of the universal exhibition


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