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Athletics at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's 3,000 metres, Team

Athletics at the 1924 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games


Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Colombes Olympic Stadium, Colombes
Date Started: July 11, 1924
Date Finished: July 13, 1924
Format: Six men ran for each team with three to count. Point-for-place scoring.

Gold: FIN Finland
Silver: GBR Great Britain
Bronze: USA United States
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Led by Paavo Nurmi and Ville Ritola, Finland was heavily favored. Nurmi and Ritola placed 1-2 individually, and when Elias Katz came in in fifth place, the Finns comfortably won the gold medal. This was Nurmi's fifth gold medal of the 1924 Olympics.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal TP IP
1 Finland FIN Gold 8 [1-2-5]
2 Great Britain GBR Silver 14 [3-4-7]
3 United States USA Bronze 25 [6-8-11]
4 France FRA 31 [9-10-12]
3 h1 r1/2 Norway NOR
3 h2 r1/2 Sweden SWE
4 h1 r1/2 Italy ITA
4 h2 r1/2 Spain ESP
5 h1 r1/2 Poland POL