|In 1936 Berlin won the right to hold 11th Olympic Games over Spanish Barcelona. In 1933 the German Nazis came to power. They were trained to use the Olympics in their propaganda purposes. So games have alternative name – "Hitler’s Olympics" due to rich propaganda of Nazi and white supremacy ideology. For the Games in Berlin was built complex, distinguished by excessive Pomposity. The project architect Werner March during games was awarded with a gold medal. Main Arena stadium holds one hundred thousand spectators. Another 150,000 watched competitions that were held in a swimming pool, gymnasium and a stadium designed for hockey.
XIV Games were held in 1948 in London, clearly showing a great thirst of people for peace and mutual cooperation. Having been held in a brutal post-war austerity, they nevertheless attracted a record for that time, 59 countries, 4104 participants, and nearly eighty five tens thousands of visitors.
New sports facilities for the games were not built due to lack of financing. Old Olympic Stadium, founded for in 1908, was not really unsuitable because of poor treadmill. The main sports facility was the Imperial Olympics stadium at Wembley able to accommodate sixty thousand places. For the first time in London swimming competition was held in pool not under open sky.|