Szewinska won seven medals in five different events for Poland, during a career that
earned her podium positions in the four consecutive Olympic Games of Tokyo 1964, Mexico City 1968,
Munich 1972 and again in Montreal.
14-year-old Romanian, Nadia
Comeneci scored a perfect 10. As such perfection never entered the minds of the
organisers and the scoring technology was only set up for three digits, her perfect 10.00s
appeared as 1.00s.
A women's event was added to the Olympic Games in Montreal.
Women entered the rowing competition.
The 470 (double-handed dinghy) became an Olympic Class.
Sailing its first Olympics in 1976, the Tornado was designed
specifically as the Olympic Class catamaran.
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics,
Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting,
Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis,
Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling.