Luxembourg at the 1900 Summer Olympics

One athlete from Luxembourg competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, marking the first Olympic appearance by the nation.

Luxembourg at the
1900 Summer Olympics
Flag of Luxembourg.svg
IOC codeLUX
NOCLuxembourg Olympic and Sporting Committee
Websitewww.teamletzebuerg.lu (in French)
in Paris
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Michel Théato won the marathon event in athletics. For a long time, it was assumed that Théato was French, and only in the late 20th century was it discovered that he was really from Luxembourg, making him the first Olympic medalist for the nation. The International Olympic Committee still credits this gold medal for France.

AthleticsEdit

Théato competed in the marathon event of the athletics program, which he won.

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Michel Théato marathon 2-59:45.0