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Paris 1924 - Key Facts

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October 12, 2011
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Eric Liddell won gold for Britain in the 400m © PA Photos
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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

Accredited journalists
1,000

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