Countries that Competed in the First Summer Olympics (1896)

Which countries competed in the first modern summer Olympic Games in 1896?
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athletes
country
1
Australia
3
Austria
1
Bulgaria
1
Chile
3
Denmark
13
France
19
Germany
athletes
country
10
Great Britain
169
Greece
7
Hungary
1
Italy
1
Sweden
3
Switzerland
14
United States
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Level 37
Dec 9, 2014
Accept UK, United Kingdom, GB for Great Britain
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Level 74
Dec 9, 2014
GB already works; also see here.
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Level 54
Sep 5, 2018
Interesting to see Austria and Hungary sent separate teams. Do you know possibly why that happened?
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Level 74
Sep 5, 2018
Wikipedia simply says Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympic Games are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time - which doesn't exactly answer your question!