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27/07/1924 The VIII Summer Olympic Games open in Paris

The 1924 Summer Olympics were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in Paris, France. It was the second time Paris hosted the games. With total receipts at 5,496,610₣, the Olympics resulted in a hefty loss despite crowds that reached 60,000 people at a time.


  • Essentials 

  • Highlights 

  • Sports 

  • Venues 

  • Participating nations 

  • Medal count 

  • Legacy