1924 Summer Olympics
|Host city||Paris, France|
|Athletes||3,089 (2,954 men, 135 women)|
|Events||126 in 17 sports (23 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir|
The 1924 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were held at Paris in France.
The games were thought to be successful, but costly. The events were well attended.
Participating nations[change | change source]
A total of 44 nations sent athletes to compete at the Paris games.
- Great Britain
- Irish Free State
- Empire of Japan
- New Zealand
- Union of South Africa
- United States
- Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Germany was not invited to participate.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Factsheet - Opening Ceremony of the Games f the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. 13 September 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
- ↑ Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1924 Paris Summer Games" Archived 2008-07-07 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. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ Taking part in the games for the first time were Ecuador, Haiti, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Philippines, Poland and Uruguay.
- ↑ Guttmann, Allen. (1992). The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games, p. 38.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to 1924 Summer Olympics at Wikimedia Commons