Latvia at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Latvia at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  LAT
NOC Latvian Olympic Committee
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At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 41
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
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Latvia competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

Athletics[edit]

Ten athletes represented Latvia in 1924. It was the nation's debut appearance in the sport as well as the Games.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Vilis Cimmermans 5000 m N/A Unknown 12 Did not advance
10000 m N/A Did not finish
Artūrs Gedvillo 100 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Gvido Jekals 100 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
Decathlon N/A 5981.670 14
Alfrēds Kalniņš 10 km walk N/A Disqualified Did not advance
Arvīds Ķibilds 10 km walk N/A Disqualified Did not advance
Shot put N/A 12.53 9 Did not advance
Discus throw N/A 35.79 6 Did not advance
Javelin throw N/A 50.15 8 Did not advance
Artūrs Motmillers 5000 m N/A Unknown 13 Did not advance
10000 m N/A 32:44.0 10
Jānis Oja 100 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 4 Did not advance
Alfrēds Ruks 10 km walk N/A Disqualified Did not advance
Oto Seviško 100 m Unknown 2 Q Unknown 5 Did not advance
200 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Teodors Sukatnieks Discus throw N/A 35.985 9 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

A single boxer represented Latvia at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Olympics. Gutmans lost his only bout.

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ernests Gutmans Lightweight  Nicolares (URU)
L
Did not advance 17

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists represented Latvia in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games.

Track cycling[edit]

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event First round First repechage Quarterfinals Second repechage Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roberts Plūme Sprint Unknown 3 r Unknown 3 Did not advance
Artūrs Zeiberliņš Sprint Unknown 3 r Unknown 2 Did not advance
Andrejs Aspītis
Roberts Plūme
Fridrihs Ukstiņš
Arturs Zeiberliņš
Team pursuit Unknown 2 N/A Did not advance N/A Did not advance

Football[edit]

Latvia competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time in 1924.

Round 1
Bye
Round 2
May 27, 1924
France  7–0  Latvia
Crut Goal 17' Goal 28' Goal 55'
Nicolas Goal 25' Goal 50'
Boyer Goal 71' Goal 87'
Report
Stade de Paris
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Henri Christophe (BEL)
Final rank
9th place

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event 1H Snatch 1H Clean & Jerk Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Kārlis Leilands Men's +82.5 kg 497.5 5
Alberts Ozoliņš Men's -75 kg 67.5 82.5 77.5 X 112.5 340 25
Ēriks Rauska Men's -67.5 kg 65 X 75 80 105 325 21
Ēriks Reihmanis Men's -82.5 kg 65 82.5 85 85 112.5 430 15

Wrestling[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Arnolds Baumanis Light heavyweight  Sax (AUT)
W
 Nielsen (DEN)
L
Retired
L
Did not advance N/A =12
Alberts Krievs Bantamweight  van Maaren (NED)
L
 Magyar (HUN)
L
Did not advance N/A =17
Jānis Polis Heavyweight  Larsen (DEN)
L
 Giuria (ITA)
W
 Pothier (BEL)
W
 Badó (HUN)
L
Did not advance N/A =5
Rūdolfs Ronis Lightweight  Christoffel (BEL)
W
 Akbaş (TUR)
W
 Praks (EST)
W
 Keresztes (HUN)
L
Retired
L
Did not advance N/A =9
Jānis Rudzits Featherweight  Mezulian (AUT)
L
 Eriksen (DEN)
L
Did not advance =18
Kārlis Vilciņš Middleweight  Doll (NED)
W
 Christoffersen (DEN)
L
 Grbić (YUG)
L
Did not advance N/A =15

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