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Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics

At the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, 27 athletics events were contested, all for men only.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
 Harold Abrahams
Great Britain (GBR)
 Jackson Scholz
United States (USA)
200 metres
400 metres
800 metres
1500 metres
5000 metres
10,000 metres
110 metres hurdles
400 metres hurdles
3000 metres steeplechase
4 × 100 metres relay
 United States (USA)
Loren Murchison
Louis Clarke
Frank Hussey
Alfred LeConey
 Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Abrahams
Walter Rangeley
William Nichol
Lancelot Royle

Jan de Vries
Jacob Boot
Harry Broos
Marinus van den Berge
4 × 400 metres relay

Commodore Cochran
Alan Helffrich
Oliver MacDonald
William Stevenson

Artur Svensson
Erik Byléhn
Gustaf Wejnarth
Nils Engdahl

Edward Toms
George Renwick
Richard Ripley
Guy Butler
3000 metres team race

Paavo Nurmi
Ville Ritola
Elias Katz

Bertram Macdonald
Herbert Johnston
George Webber

Edward Kirby
William Cox
Willard Tibbetts
10 kilometres walk
Individual cross country
Team cross country

Paavo Nurmi
Ville Ritola
Heikki Liimatainen

Earl Johnson
Arthur Studenroth
August Fager

Henri Lauvaux
Gaston Heuet
Maurice Norland
Long jump
Triple jump
High jump
Pole vault
Shot put
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 12 10 10 32
2 10 5 2 17
3 3 3 5 11
4 1 1 0 2
5 1 0 0 1
6 0 3 2 5
7 0 2 0 2
8 0 1 1 2
9 0 1 0 1
0 1 0 1
11 0 0 3 3
12 0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1
0 0 1 1

Participating nations

657 athletes from 40 nations competed. Ten nations competed in athletics for the first time. Cuba, Lithuania, Romania, and Uruguay were the only four nations not to compete in athletics.
  •  (1)
  • Norway (10)
  •  (1)
  • Poland (14)
  •  (3)
  •  (12)
  •  (13)
  •  (33)


  • 1924 Summer Olympics results: athletics, from retrieved 2010-03-08.
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