This is: Olympics 1932 - Los Angeles
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Olympics 1932 - Los Angeles, United States
No. of countries: 37
No. of athletes: 1408 - (1281 m + 127 w)
No. of events: 117
Introduced the Olympic village and the photo-finish camera. The French
team were the only ones to enjoy alcohol, because of the prohibition. They
argued that wine is an essential part of a meal.
American Mildred Didriksen, "Babe", wins two gold and one
silver in 80-metre hurdles, javelin and high jump.