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Football at the 1924 Paris Summer Games

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Host City: Paris, France
Date Started: May 25, 1924
Date Finished: June 9, 1924
Events: 1

Participants: 279 (279 men and 0 women) from 22 countries
Youngest Participant: SUI Edmond Kramer (17 years, 169 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Arthur Rudd (36 years, 155 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 47 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): 3 countries with 1 medal


A football tournament for men was held from 25 May to 9 June 1924, and this was the most international of any football competition yet held. A single-elimination tournament was held, with 22 teams starting, and Portugal withdrawing. Uruguay defeated Switzerland easily in the final match, 3-0, and the Uruguayans would return to defend their title in 1928. The 1924 matches were held at four venues around Paris – [Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées], Paris; [Stade Bergeyre], Paris; [Stade de Paris], Saint-Ouen; and [Stade Pershing], Vincennes.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Football URU Uruguay SUI Switzerland SWE Sweden