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This Is What It Looked Like When Montreal Hosted The Summer Olympics In 1976 (PHOTOS)

Tokyo 2020 is here and now — but Montreal's Olympic history dates back 45 years.

Photos From Montreal's 1976 Olympic Games

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.

East Germany dominated women's swimming, later revealed to be the result of a government-sponsored doping program.

Caitlyn Jenner struck gold, winning the men's decathlon on July 30, 1976.

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.

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, 15 years old at the time, was the first gymnast in Olympic history to score a perfect 10 on her performance.

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