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1924 Summer Olympics

The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. Paris was chosen to host the Games over bids of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Prague and Rome.

Games of the VIII Olympiad
Nations participating44
Athletes participating3,092 (2,956 men, 136 women)
Events126 in 17 sports
Opening ceremoniesMay 4, 1924
Closing ceremoniesJuly 27, 1924
Officially opened byPresident Gaston Doumergue[?]
Athlete's OathGeorges André[?]
Judge's Oathnot applicable
Olympic Torchnot applicable

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Medals Awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal Count

PosCountry GoldSilver BronzeTotal
1United States 45272799
2Finland 14131037
3France 13151038
4Great Britain 9131234
5Italy 83516
6Switzerland 781025
7Norway 52310
8Sweden 4131229
9Netherlands 41510
10Belgium 37313
11Australia 3126
12Denmark 2529
13Hungary 2349
14Yugoslavia 2002
15Czechoslovakia 14510
16Argentina 1326
17Estonia 1146
18South Africa 1113
19Uruguay 1001
20Austria 0314
21Canada 0314
22Poland 0112
23Portugal 0011
24Romania 0011
25New Zealand 0011
26Japan 0011
27Haiti 0011
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