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1924 Summergames Paris (France)

1924 Summergames Paris (France)

Type of game:Summergames
Country:France France

Date and place

Games of the 8th Olympiad 1924 in Paris, May 4-July 27


Number of participants: 3089 (2954 men and 135 women)

Total spectators: 674,000

Olympic Oath: Georges André (France, athletics)

Participating countries: 44
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Philippines, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Haiti, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Uruguay, United States, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland


Athletics, gymnastics and rugby at the Stade de Colombes (spectator capacity: 40,000 cinder track with a length of 500 m), weight lifting, wrestling and boxing in the sports palace, fencing in the sports center and in the Stade de Colombes, shooting in Reims, Chalons - sur-Marne, Versailles and Issy-les-Montineaux, modern pentathlon in Versailles, in the Stade de Tourelles, in Fontainebleau and in the Stade de Colombes, equestrian in the Stade de Colombes in Auteuil, polo on the polo field at Saint-Cloud , cycling at the racecourse of Vincennes (spectator capacity: 10,000 and on the track: Stade Colombes, Argenteuil-Pontoise-Marines-Gisors-Gournay-en-Bray-La Feuillée and back, swimming, diving and water polo in the Stade de Tournelles (swimming stadium with a 50 meter pool, spectator capacity: 10,000) rowing on the rowing course of Argenteuil, sailing in the basin of the Seine in Meulan (1 2 voetsjollen), and Le Havre (6 and 8 m-class), football at the Stade Bergeyere, in the Stade de Paris, in the Pershing Stadium and the Stade de Colombes, tennis at the tennis courts of the Stade Colombes.