|The 1912 Olympics in Stockholm were revolutionary for the Olympic Games and for sports in general in many ways. Not only was it the first Olympics with participants from all five continents, but several technical innovations first saw the light of day here, as did new ideas that expanded the games even further. The spirit of innovation has been a central theme throughout the history of Sweden.|
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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.