The 1920 Games were awarded to Antwerp to honor the suffering that
had been inflicted on the Belgian people during the war.
American born Aileen Riggin
won the Olympic gold medal in springboard diving at the tender age of 14.
Ice Hockey matches were played between April 23rd and April 29th; in
the Palais de Glace d'Anvers (ice palace of Antwerp).
Returning to Olympic competition after World War I, Sweden's Oscar Swahn
won a silver medal in the running deer double-shot team event, at the ripe old age of 72;
to take his Olympic tally to three gold medals, one silver and two bronze.
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics,
Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting,
Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis,
Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling.