Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's individual cross country
|Men's individual cross country
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
1924 individual cross country race. The left trio is Edvin Wide, Ville Ritola and Paavo Nurmi
|Venue||Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir|
|Competitors||38 from 10 nations|
|Athletics at the
1924 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|3000 m steeplechase||men|
|4×100 m relay||men|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|3000 m team race||men|
|10 km walk||men|
The men's individual cross country event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. It was the third and last appearance of this event. The competition was held on Saturday, July 12, 1924.
Thirty-eight runners from ten nations competed.
The first three runners for each nation to finish in this event were also counted towards the cross country team result.
Due to the hot weather conditions (over 40°C) only fifteen starters were able to finish the race.