The 2008 Summer Olympics will be the 26th Summer Games to be competed.
That was the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Summer Olympics occur in leap years. If the month of February has 29 days in the year, the Summer Olympics is scheduled to be competed.
Australia has competed at every Summer Olympics and all Winter Olympics except 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1948.
204 nations competed and are listed on related link
He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.
Shawn Johnson competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Italy first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
Australia has been in every summer Olympics and some of the winter Olympics.
1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
The People's Republic of China first competed at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki when they sent one athlete, a swimmer named Wu Chuanyu, to the Games. They did not compete in another Olympics until the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. They have competed in every Winter Olympics since then and competed in every Summer Olympics since 1984.
Women first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
It was the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France when women first copeted in the games
Hungary first competed at the first Modern Olympics, the 1896 Games in Athens. Hungary has competed in all Olympic Games, Winter and Summer, except for the 1920 Summer Games and the 1984 Summer Games.
24 nations ! (:
The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were the first Olympics at which a Canadian athlete participated.
Through the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, the Bahamas has competed in 14 Summer Olympics and 0 Winter Olympics. Bahamas has competed in every Summer Games since 1952 except for 1980.
Singapore first competed in the Olympics at the 1948 Summer Games in London.
Nigeria first competed in the Olympics at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki.
3,314 athletes from 72 countries competed at the 1956 Summer Games in Melbourne.