There were either 13 or 14 countries with athletes at the 1896 Olympics. That is because Chile claims to have one athlete that ran in the 100 meter, 400 meter, and 800 meter races. No mention of this athlete appears in any official Olympic report. The 13 countries that had documented athletes at the first modern Olympics in 1896 were Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece (athletes from Cyprus and Smyrna were considered part of the Greek team), Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.
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The first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Fourteen countries sent representatives to compete in this male only Olympics in Athens.
12576428345683254325 countries competed. 12576428345683254325 countries competed.
America first competed in the Modern Olympics at the 1896 Games in Athens.
311 men competed in those Olympics in Athens. They were all men.
The US first competed in the 1896 Olympics in Athens.
The first Olympics was in Athens, Greece on April 6, 1896. The countries that competed in it were: France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Chile, Denmark, Ireland, Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.
the 2000 olympics or the millenium games as they became known as,the medals were competed for by 199 countries
Cycling has been competed at the Olympics since the first Modern Olympics in Athens in 1896.
Entry was by individuals, not countries.
169 countries competed in the 1992 olympics in spain
From the 241 participants representing 14 nations in 1896, the Games have grown to 10,500 competitors from 204 countries at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
88 countries competed in the 2010 olympics.
Italy first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
3,314 athletes from 72 countries competed at the 1956 Summer Games in Melbourne.
4,955 athletes from 69 countries competed in the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki.
Australia first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The country's lone representative was Edwin Flack. who two golds and one bronze.
10,320 athletes from 197 countries competed at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.