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Record number of nations say they'll be at Olympics

A total of 142 countries have agreed to attend the Los Angeles Olympic Games, a record attendance despite the Soviet-led boycott, Olympic officials said Monday.

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The previous record was 122 nations which took part in the 1972 Olympics in Munich.

The Olympic organizers released the final list of nations after the June 2 deadline for countries to indicate that they will attend. However, the list included Bolivia, which announced yesterday that it would not send a team because of economic difficulties.

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