|The fifth Olympic Games were held in Stockholm in 1912. Many say they saved the modern Olympics. Why? Perhaps because the games were forward-looking in many ways: Stockholm Stadion, the main stadium, was built with an eye on the future. The progressive stadium became a model for similar arenas all over the world. And today, Stockholm Stadion is just as relevant as it was 100 years ago.|
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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.