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aug 26, 1972 - Munich Olympic Games

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These games were supposed to represent peace but were remembered as the games where a terrorist attack was held. 8 Palestinian terrorists who were a part of the Black September group broke into the Olympic village and kidnapped 11 Israeli athletes. All 11 athletes were killed in addition to 5 terrorists and a police officer. The games were suspended for 24 hours, all the Isrealie atheltes went home, and a tribute was held for the Athletes.

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Political Upsets throughout the years in the Olympic Games

Date:

aug 26, 1972
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~ 46 years ago
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