1900 Summer Olympics
|Host city||Paris, France|
|Events||95 in 19 sports[note1]|
|Stadium||Vélodrome de Vincennes|
The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in Paris, France.
The games were part of the 1900 Exposition Universelle (Paris World's Fair). The sports events were not well planned; and the games were not thought to be a success.
Participating nations[change | change source]
A total of 24 nations sent athletes to compete at the Paris games.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1900 Paris Summer Games" Archived 2008-08-26 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Archived 2018-12-25 at the Wayback Machine Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 19 [4 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ Taking part in the games for the first time were Argentina, Belgium, Bohemia, Canada, Cuba, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to 1900 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons