Tokyo 2020 is here and now — but Montreal's Olympic history dates back 45 years.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are officially underway. As Quebec athletes settle in Japan, we're reminded that 45 years ago, world-renowned athletes gathered in Montreal for the same reason: to compete in the Summer Olympics.
Earlier this month, on July 17, Montreal celebrated the anniversary of its Games of the XXI Olympiad — the only Summer Olympic Games to be held in Canada so far. To mark the occasion, we've rounded up some of the best snapshots of Montreal's iconic Summer Games.
The Montreal Games marked the first-ever Olympic Games where women could compete in rowing.
Swedish cyclist Bernt Johannson won gold in Montreal's 1976 Olympic road race.
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