Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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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]

Medal summary[edit]

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
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
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
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 table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 12 10 10 32
2  Finland (FIN) 10 5 2 17
3  Great Britain (GBR) 3 3 5 11
4  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
5  Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
6  Sweden (SWE) 0 3 2 5
7  Switzerland (SUI) 0 2 0 2
8  South Africa (RSA) 0 1 1 2
9  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
11  France (FRA) 0 0 3 3
12  Estonia (EST) 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1
 New Zealand (NZL) 0 0 1 1
 Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 June 2017.