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Table 3 Cross-continental movements of foreign-born Olympic athletes

From: Have the Olympic Games become more migratory? A comparative historical perspective

1960 Destination continent
Origin continent Europe North America Oceania South America Total
Africa 37.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 21.1%
Asia 19.2% 7.4% 27.3% 0.0% 17.2%
Europe 35.6% 85.2% 72.7% 83.3% 54.7%
North America 8.2% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
Oceania 0.0% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
South America 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 0.8%
  1. Source: Authors’ calculations