International hygiene exhibition 1911 : the IOC takes a wider stage for the first time / Christian Wacker

Wacker, Christian

In this article, Christian Wacker explains that the International Olympic Committee first presented itself in 1911 in Dresden at the International Hygiene Exhibition. The fact that the sports competitions were grandly described by the organisers as “Olympic Games” was accepted without argument.

See the issue of the journal "Journal of Olympic history, 28.3, 2020"

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