Great Britain at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Great Britain, represented by the British Olympic Association (BOA), competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Despite the name, athletes from the newly independent Irish Free Statecompeted separately. Following the Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act 1927, the name changed (officially) to ‘United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland‘ but the Olympic team competed as Great Britain from the 1928 games onwards. 267 competitors, 239 men and 28 women, took part in 115 events in 18 sports.[1]

Sporting event delegation
Great Britain at the
1924 Summer Olympics

IOC code GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
in Paris
Competitors 267 (239 men and 28 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Arthur Hunt
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
9
Silver
13
Bronze
12
Total
34
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

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Further information: 1924 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1924 Summer Olympics medal winners
Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Harold Abrahams Athletics Men’s 100 m July 7
 Gold Eric Liddell Athletics Men’s 400 m July 11
 Gold Douglas Lowe Athletics Men’s 800 m July 7
 Gold Harry Mallin Boxing Men’s middleweight July 20
 Gold Harry Mitchell Boxing Men’s light heavyweight July 20
 Gold Jack Beresford Rowing Men’s single sculls July 17
 Gold Charles Eley, James MacNabb,
Robert Morrison, Terence Sanders
Rowing Men’s coxless four July 17
 Gold Cyril Mackworth-Praed, Philip Neame,
Herbert Perry, Allen Whitty
Shooting Men’s 100 m team running deer, double shots July 3
 Gold Lucy Morton Swimming Women’s 200 m breaststroke July 18
 Silver Harold Abrahams, Wilfred Nichol,
Walter Rangeley, Lancelot Royle
Athletics Men’s 4 × 100 m relay July 13
 Silver Herbert Johnston, Bertram Macdonald, George Webber Athletics Men’s 3000 m team race July 13
 Silver Gordon Goodwin Athletics Men’s 10 km walk July 13
 Silver James McKenzie Boxing Men’s flyweight July 20
 Silver John Elliott Boxing Men’s middleweight July 20
 Silver Cyril Alden Cycling Men’s 50 km July 27
 Silver Gladys Davis Fencing Women’s foil July 4
 Silver Harold Fowler, Edwin Jacob,
Thomas Riggs, Walter Riggs, Ernest Roney
Sailing 8 m Class July 26
 Silver Cyril Mackworth-Praed Shooting Men’s 100 m running deer, single shots June 30
Men’s 100 m running deer, double shots July 1
 Silver Phyllis Harding Swimming Women’s 100 m backstroke July 20
 Silver Florence Barker, Constance Jeans,
Grace McKenzie, Iris Tanner
Swimming Women’s 4 × 100 m freestyle relay July 18
 Silver Phyllis Covell, Kathleen McKane Godfree Tennis Women’s doubles July 19
 Bronze Eric Liddell Athletics Men’s 200 m July 9
 Bronze Guy Butler Athletics Men’s 400 m July 11
 Bronze H. B. Stallard Athletics Men’s 1500 m July 10
 Bronze Guy Butler, George Renwick,
Richard Ripley, Edward Toms
Athletics Men’s 4 × 400 m relay July 13
 Bronze Malcolm Nokes Athletics Men’s hammer throw July 10
 Bronze Harry Wyld Cycling Men’s 50 km July 27
 Bronze Harold Clarke Diving Men’s plain high diving July 15
 Bronze Great Britain national polo team

Polo July 12
 Bronze Gladys Carson Swimming Women’s 200 m breaststroke July 18
 Bronze Kathleen McKane Godfree Tennis Women’s singles July 20
 Bronze Evelyn Colyer, Dorothy Shepherd-Barron Tennis Women’s doubles July 19
 Bronze Archie MacDonald Wrestling Men’s freestyle heavyweight July 14

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