Terrorism overshadows the sporting festival.
The Palestinian terrorist attack on the Israeli Olympic team is what we remember best from the Munich Games.
A total of seventeen lives were lost in the tragedy.
The competitions were postponed for a day, but most countries, including Israel, wanted the Games to continue.
The atrocity led to a great intensification of security measures at the following Games.
Knud Knudsen’s cycling gold and Leif Jenssen’s weight-lifting victory were the leading Norwegian performances.