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Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics

At the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, 27 athletics events were contested, all for men only. The competitions were held from 6 to 13 July.[1]

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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Harold Abrahams
  Great Britain
Jackson Scholz
  United States
Arthur Porritt
  New Zealand
200 metres
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Jackson Scholz
  United States
Charles Paddock
  United States
Eric Liddell
  Great Britain
400 metres
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Eric Liddell
  Great Britain
Horatio Fitch
  United States
Guy Butler
  Great Britain
800 metres
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Douglas Lowe
  Great Britain
Paul Martin
  Switzerland
Schuyler Enck
  United States
1500 metres
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Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Willy Schärer
  Switzerland
H. B. Stallard
  Great Britain
5000 metres
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Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Ville Ritola
  Finland
Edvin Wide
  Sweden
10,000 metres
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Ville Ritola
  Finland
Edvin Wide
  Sweden
Eero Berg
  Finland
110 metres hurdles
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Daniel Kinsey
  United States
Sid Atkinson
  South Africa
Sten Pettersson
  Sweden
400 metres hurdles
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Morgan Taylor
  United States
Erik Vilen
  Finland
Ivan Riley
  United States
3000 metres steeplechase
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Ville Ritola
  Finland
Elias Katz
  Finland
Paul Bontemps
  France
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States (USA)
Loren Murchison
Louis Clarke
Frank Hussey
Alfred LeConey
  Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Abrahams
Walter Rangeley
Wilfred Nichol
Lancelot Royle
  Netherlands (NED)
Jan de Vries
Jacob Boot
Harry Broos
Marinus van den Berge
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States (USA)
Commodore Cochran
Alan Helffrich
Oliver MacDonald
William Stevenson
  Sweden (SWE)
Artur Svensson
Erik Byléhn
Gustaf Wejnarth
Nils Engdahl
  Great Britain (GBR)
Edward Toms
George Renwick
Richard Ripley
Guy Butler
3000 metres team race
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  Finland (FIN)
Paavo Nurmi
Ville Ritola
Elias Katz
  Great Britain (GBR)
Bertram Macdonald
Herbert Johnston
George Webber
  United States (USA)
Edward Kirby
William Cox
Willard Tibbetts
Marathon
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Albin Stenroos
  Finland
Romeo Bertini
  Italy
Clarence DeMar
  United States
10 kilometres walk
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Ugo Frigerio
  Italy
Gordon Goodwin
  Great Britain
Cecil McMaster
  South Africa
Individual cross country
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Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Ville Ritola
  Finland
Earl Johnson
  United States
Team cross country
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  Finland (FIN)
Paavo Nurmi
Ville Ritola
Heikki Liimatainen
  United States (USA)
Earl Johnson
Arthur Studenroth
August Fager
  France (FRA)
Henri Lauvaux
Gaston Heuet
Maurice Norland
High jump
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Harold Osborn
  United States
Leroy Brown
  United States
Pierre Lewden
  France
Pole vault
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Lee Barnes
  United States
Glen Graham
  United States
James Brooker
  United States
Long jump
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DeHart Hubbard
  United States
Edward Gourdin
  United States
Sverre Hansen
  Norway
Triple jump
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Nick Winter
  Australia
Luis Brunetto
  Argentina
Vilho Tuulos
  Finland
Shot put
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Bud Houser
  United States
Glenn Hartranft
  United States
Ralph Hills
  United States
Discus throw
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Bud Houser
  United States
Vilho Niittymaa
  Finland
Thomas Lieb
  United States
Hammer throw
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Fred Tootell
  United States
Matt McGrath
  United States
Malcolm Nokes
  Great Britain
Javelin throw
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Jonni Myyrä
  Finland
Gunnar Lindström
  Sweden
Eugene Oberst
  United States
Pentathlon
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Eero Lehtonen
  Finland
Elemér Somfay
  Hungary
Robert LeGendre
  United States
Decathlon
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Harold Osborn
  United States
Emerson Norton
  United States
Aleksander Klumberg
  Estonia

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)12101032
2  Finland (FIN)105217
3  Great Britain (GBR)33511
4  Italy (ITA)1102
5  Australia (AUS)1001
6  Sweden (SWE)0325
7  Switzerland (SUI)0202
8  South Africa (RSA)0112
9  Argentina (ARG)0101
  Hungary (HUN)0101
11  France (FRA)0033
12  Estonia (EST)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  New Zealand (NZL)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (15 nations)27272781

Participating nationsEdit

657 athletes from 40 nations competed. Ten nations competed in athletics for the first time. Cuba, Lithuania, Romania, Uruguay and Germany were the only five nations not to compete in athletics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Athletics at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 June 2017.