1900 Summer Olympics
Games of the II Olympiad, celebrated in Paris (France) in 1900
The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in Paris, France.
|Host city||Paris, France|
|Events||95 in 19 sports[note1]|
|Stadium||Vélodrome de Vincennes|
The games were part of the 1900 Exposition Universelle (Paris World's Fair). The sports events were not well planned; and the games were not thought to be a success.
A total of 24 nations sent athletes to compete at the Paris games.
- ↑ Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1900 Paris Summer Games" Archived 2008-08-26 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Archived 2018-12-25 at the Wayback Machine Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 19 [4 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ Taking part in the games for the first time were Argentina, Belgium, Bohemia, Canada, Cuba, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain.
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