The olympic games in stockholm 1912

Some people where happy over the fact that the Olympic games would take place in Swedens capital.
But not all, one of them where Hjalmar Söderberg a swedish author that in a newspapper wrote ”The entire of Stockholm is suffering of the stench from feets”.

Competing in Litterature in Stockholm during olympics 1912

It wasn´t just about beeing acording to the olympic motto ”faster, higher and stronger” in the stockholm olympic.
One of the competion where litteratur.
Won did Ode to Sport written by georges Hohrod and M. Eschbach. Behind those fake names there where no one else then the french baron Pierre de Cobertin, the president of the international olympic comitte.



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