Luxembourg at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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Luxembourg at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  LUX
NOC Luxembourgian Olympic and Sporting Committee
Website www.cosl.lu (French)
At the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
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One athlete from Luxembourg competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, marking the first Olympic appearance by the nation.

Michel Théato won the marathon event in athletics. For a long while, it was assumed that Théato was French, and only in the late 20th century it was 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, however.

Athletics[edit]

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

Event Place Athlete Final
Marathon 1st Michel Théato 2:59:45.0