Fri, 20 Jul 2012 09:47:44 GMT | By MSN Malaysia

“Black September: The Attack of The 1972 Munich Olympics” on History (Astro Channel 555)

History commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Munich Massacre.

Black September: The Attack of The 1972 Munich Olympics (© History)

Olympics Fun Facts

  • 3 continents that have never hosted Olympics - Africa, South America and Antarctica
  • 75,000 - the number of crowd who were at the opening ceremony of the 1988 Seoul Games
  • 72 was the age of the oldest Olympic medalist, Oscar Swahn of Sweeden
  • 1900, the year that women were allowed to participate in the Olympic Games
  • 1912, the last gold medal that was made entirely out of gold was awarded
  • 3rd time for London to host the Olympic Games - 1908, 1948, 2012
  • 10,500 the number of athletes who will participating in London 2012
  • 1984 was the year China won their first Olympic medal
  • 1900 - In France, winners got paintings instead of gold medals
  • 362 toilet blocks will be available at London 2012 Olympic park

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