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The Olympics in London in 1908 prompted the establishment of standard rules, as well as the selection of judges from different countries, instead of only the host nation, to officiate at the Games.

The Olympics in London in 1908 prompted the establishment of standard rules, as well as the selection of judges from different countries, instead of only the host nation, to officiate at the Games. The controversial men's 400 metres final also resulted in the formation of the International Amateur Athletics Federation, the purpose of which was to set uniform worldwide rules for athletics.







At the 1932 Games in Los Angeles, 14-year-old Kusuo Kitamura of Japan won the men's 1500m freestyle swimming gold medal in a time of 19min 12.40sec, to become the youngest male in any sport ever to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Games.

At the 1932 Games in Los Angeles, 14-year-old Kusuo Kitamura of Japan won the men's 1500m freestyle swimming gold medal in a time of 19min 12.40sec, to become the youngest male in any sport ever to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Games.