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Tokyo 1964 - Key facts

Dates

October 10-24

Other candidate cities

Detroit, Vienna, Brussels

Participants

5,151 (678 women)

Participating nations

93

Sports

19

Events

163

Medals awarded

504

IOC President

Avery Brundage (USA)

Games declared open by

Emperor Hiro-Hito

Last relay bearer of the Olympic flame

Yoshinori Sakai (Athletics - Japan)

Olympic flame lit by

Yoshinori Sakai (Athletics - Japan)

Olympic oath read by

Takashi Ono (Gymnast - Japan)

Television rights

1.577 million dollars

Accredited journalists

3204


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