What year was the Olympics in France?

When did France host the Olympics?

France have hosted the Olympic Games twice, 1900 and 1924, both being held in the capital city Paris. Paris will be the host city in 2024.

What happened at the 1900 Paris Olympics?

Archery, football (soccer), rowing, and equestrian events were among those introduced at the 1900 Games. Women, competing in sailing, lawn tennis, and golf, participated in the Olympics for the first time even though women’s events were not officially approved by the IOC.

Which year was the last Olympics?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

When did France last host the Olympics?

Paris has hosted several Olympiads: 1900 and 1924 and will host in 2024. Paris will be the second city, in the Modern Games, to have hosted three Olympiads when Paris hosts the 2024 Summer Olympics, the other being London (1908, 1948, 2012).

When was last Paris Olympics?

1924 Summer Olympics

Emblem of the 1924 Summer Olympics
Host city Paris, France
Closing 27 July
Opened by President Gaston Doumergue
Stadium Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir

What was special about 1924 Winter Olympics?

On January 25, 1924, the first Winter Olympics take off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps. Spectators were thrilled by the ski jump and bobsled as well as 12 other events involving a total of six sports.

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