Olympic Trivia: Two nations, One team

Published on December 4th, 2020

During the early days of the Olympic Movement, Australia and New Zealand were represented jointly by one International Olympic Committee member for “Australasia”. They even competed as a joint Australasian team, during the Olympics at London 1908 and Stockholm 1912, using a special flag. When the Games resumed at Antwerp in 1920 after World War One, the two nations sent separate teams.

Source: insidethegames


Tokyo Olympic Sailing Program
Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser
Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial
Men’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
Women’s Two Person Dinghy – 470
Men’s Skiff – 49er
Women’s Skiff – 49erFx
Men’s One Person Dinghy Heavy – Finn
Men’s Windsurfing – RS:X
Women’s Windsurfing – RS:X
Mixed Multihull – Nacra 17

Original dates: July 24 to August 9, 2020
Revised dates: July 23 to August 8, 2021

Details: https://tokyo2020.org/en/games/schedule/olympic/

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