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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

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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

Summary

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