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Paris 1924 - Key facts

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Dates

May 4 - July 27

Candidate cities

Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Prague, Rome

Participants

3,089 (135 women)

Countries

44 (including Lithuania, the Philippines and a number from South America)

Sports

17

Events

126

Medals

378

Oath

Georges André (France, track and field)

Opening

Gaston Doumergue, president of France

Journalists

1,000

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