Rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

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Men's double sculls
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Seine
Dates July 15–17
Competitors 10 from 5 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Paul Costello, John B. Kelly Sr.
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marc Detton, Jean-Pierre Stock
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rudolf Bosshard, Heinrich Thoma
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Rowing at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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Single sculls men
Double sculls men
Coxless pairs men
Coxed pairs men
Coxless fours men
Coxed fours men
Eights men

The men's double sculls event was part of the rowing programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition, the third appearance of the event, was held from July 15, 1924 to July 17, 1924 on the river Seine.[1]

Five pairs, each from a different nation, competed.



The top two boats in each semifinal qualified for the final; only one team of five was eliminated.

Semifinal 1
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Paul Costello (USA)
 John B. Kelly Sr. (USA)
6:34.0 Q
2  Marc Detton (FRA)
 Jean-Pierre Stock (FRA)
3  Ervin Mórich (HUN)
 Béla Szendey (HUN)
Semifinal 2
Place Rowers Time Qual.
1  Rudolf Bosshard (SUI)
 Heinrich Thoma (SUI)
6:55.0 Q
2  Carlos Castello (BRA)
 Edmundo Castello (BRA)


Place Rower Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  Paul Costello (USA)
 John B. Kelly Sr. (USA)
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Marc Detton (FRA)
 Jean-Pierre Stock (FRA)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Rudolf Bosshard (SUI)
 Heinrich Thoma (SUI)
4  Carlos Castello (BRA)
 Edmundo Castello (BRA)


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