The Latin American ‘Olympic explosion’ of the 1920s: Causes and consequences

@article{Torres2006TheLA,
  title={The Latin American ‘Olympic explosion’ of the 1920s: Causes and consequences},
  author={C. Torres},
  journal={The International Journal of the History of Sport},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={1088 - 1111}
}
  • C. Torres
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of the History of Sport
In spite of Baron Pierre de Coubertin's efforts, the Olympic Movement did not rapidly win over a substantial number of Latin American hearts. During the first 30 years of modern Olympic life, Latin American athletes and officials played a negligible role in the Olympic Movement. However, that pattern changed in the early 1920s. Suddenly, Latin Americans entered Olympic arenas en masse. The dramatic change during the 1920s from the negligible role that Latin Americans had played so far in the… Expand
21 Citations

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 84 REFERENCES
Tribulations and Achievements: The Early History of Olympism in Argentina
  • C. Torres
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The International journal of the history of sport
  • 2001
Dream and Conquest: Brazil's Participation in the 20th Century Olympic Games
  • 2004
The First Five Millennia
  • 2004
Olympic Globalization: Sport Geopolitics or IOC Power Politics?
  • In Olympic Studies, edited by Lamartine P. DaCosta. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Gama Filho,
  • 2002
Olympic Globalization: Sport Geopolitics or IOC Power Politics?' In Olympic Studies
  • 2002
encontradas: la educación fı́sica y el deporte en el debate parlamentario sobre la participación argentina en los Juegos Olı́mpicos de 1908
  • Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies
  • 2002
A Participação no Brasil no Movimento Olı́mpico Internacional no Perı́odo de 1896 a 1925
  • Ph.D. diss.,
  • 1999
...
1
2
3
4
5
...