Saturday, August 02, 2008

DW Inbox August quiz

Can you tell us where the 1936 Games were held? Let us know and you could win a radio or some other great prize

Night view of Shenyang Olympic Stadium, one of the venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, in Shenyang city, northeast Chinas Liaoning province, 12 June 2008. Foto: +++(c) Picture-Alliance / ASA+++ 

Germany has hosted the Olympic Summer Games twice in the past. In 1972 they were held in Munich.

Under the slogan, "One World. One Dream" Beijing welcomes athletes from all over the world to the 29th Olympic Summer Games this year. About 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries will compete for gold, silver and bronze in the Chinese capital from 8th to 24th August.


The Olympic Summer Games have been held twice in Germany in the past. Now Munich, which hosted the Olympic Summer Games in 1972, is bidding for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.


What we want to know here at Inbox this month is where were the 1936 Olympic Summer Games held. Was it

a) Hamburg

b) Cologne

c) Berlin

d) Munich

Answers should be sent in no later than August 31st - as an e-mail to: -

as a text message to:

 +49 160148 1000

or by post to:

Deutsche Welle, English Service, Inbox, 53110 Bonn, Germany.


As usual, a radio and 3 other great prizes are on offer and, as usual, here at Inbox we would be interested to hear your thoughts on this subject. The most interesting ones will be featured in the program or on our web page.

We not only look forward to hearing from you but also to picking out the winning entries in November. Good luck!


Previous Winners:

Correct answer: c) Spain

Flora Nyirabirori - Rwanda
Maili Tannbaum - Estland
Lena T - U.S.A.
Loo Choon Siew - Malaysia


Swopan Chakroborty
Kolkata, India

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