1924 Summer Olympics
games of the VIII Olympiad, celebrated in Paris, France, in May–July 1924
The games were thought to be successful, but costly. The events were well attended.
A total of 44 nations sent athletes to compete at the Paris games.
- Great Britain
- Irish Free State
- Empire of Japan
- New Zealand
- Union of South Africa
- United States
- Kingdom of Yugoslavia
- Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1924 Paris Summer Games"; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 21 [6 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- Taking part in the games for the first time were Ecuador, Haiti, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Philippines, Poland and Uruguay.
- Guttmann, Allen. (1992). The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games, p. 38.
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