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Equestrianism at the 1924 Paris Summer Games

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Host City: Paris, France
Date Started: July 21, 1924
Date Finished: July 26, 1924
Events: 5

Participants: 97 (97 men and 0 women) from 17 countries
Youngest Participant: POR Luís de Meneses (22 years, 14 days)
Oldest Participant: AUT Arthur von Pongracz (60 years, 30 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 2 medals
Most Medals (Country): SWE Sweden (4 medals)


There were five equestrian events contested at the 1924 Olympics, with individual and team competitions in jumping and three-day event, and an individual dressage event. The competitions were restricted to men and military officers, as they would be through 1948. Most of the events were held at the main Olympic Stadium, [Stade Olympique de Colombes]. The three-day event cross-country phase was held in [Villacoublay] and at the [Hippodrome d'Auteuil] in Paris. Both Sweden and the Netherlands won two gold medals, with the Swedes leading the medal list with four total medals, adding two silvers, as 10 different nations won medals. This was the first Olympic competition in equestrianism after the formation of the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI), which was founded in 1921 at a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland.