|The 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm were successful. Sweden received significant international praise.The successes laid the foundation for the model that gave Sweden international athletic stars and a healthier people for whom sports and exercise are part of daily life:the government-funded sports movement. In Stockholm, opportunities for exercise and outdoor life are integrated into the city.|
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Press Releases • Jun 08, 2012 11:43 GMT
During June 1-10 Stockholm celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Summer Olympics 1912. More than 600 Swedish former olympic competitors will be present. The highlight of the week takes place at Stockholm's Stadion on June 9 with a packed program of activities. The City of Stockholm will also wish good luck to this years olympic competitors as well as to the City of London.