Which was the first host nation not to top the medal table at the Summer Olympics?

Why did Austria not take part in the 1920 Olympics?

Participating nations

A total of 29 nations participated in the Antwerp Games, only one more than in 1912, as Germany, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria and Ottoman Empire were not invited, having lost World War I. … Poland was busy with the Polish-Soviet War and therefore was unable to form an Olympic team.

Which was the first city in the US to host?

Louis, the First US Host City.

Which was the first non capital city?

Faced with the possibility of conflicting athletic competitions, Olympics founder Pierre de Coubertin reluctantly abandoned plans for Chicago and moved the 1904 games to St. Louis.

What country won the first Olympic medal?

A silver medal was awarded to the winner of each event during the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

1896 Summer Olympics medal table.

1896 Summer Olympics medals
Location Athens, Greece
Highlights
Most gold medals United States (11)
Most total medals Greece (47)
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