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Art competitions at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Art competitions were held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Medals were awarded in five categories (architecture, literature, music, painting, and sculpture), for works inspired by sport-related themes.

Art competitions at the Olympic Games were part of the Olympic program from 1912 to 1948, but were discontinued due to concerns about amateurism and professionalism. Since 1952, a non-competitive art and cultural festival has been associated with each Games.

Medal summary

Category Gold Silver Bronze
Architecture none awarded 23x15px Alfréd Hajós and Dezső Lauber (HUN)
Plan for a stadium
23x15px Julien Médecin (MON)
Stadium for Monte Carlo
Literature 23x15px Géo-Charles (FRA)
"Jeux Olympiques"
23x15px Josef Petersen (DEN)
"Euryale"
23x15px Charles Gonnet (FRA)
"Vers le Dieu d'Olympie"
23x15px Margaret Stuart (GBR)
"Sword Songs"
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    "Ode to the Tailteann Games"
Music none awarded none awarded none awarded
Painting 23x15px Jean Jacoby (LUX)
"Corner", "Départ", and "Rugby"
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    "The Liffey Swim"
23x15px Johan van Hell (NED)
"Patineurs"
Sculpture 23x15px Konstantinos Dimitriadis (GRE)
"Discobole Finlandais"
23x15px Frantz Heldenstein (LUX)
"Vers l'olympiade"
23x15px Jean René Gauguin (DEN)
Boxer
23x15px Claude-Léon Mascaux (FRA)
Sports medals

Medal table

At the time, medals were awarded to these artists, but art competitions are no longer regarded as official Olympic events by the International Olympic Committee. These events do not appear in the IOC medal database,[1] and these totals are not included in the IOC's medal table for the 1924 Games.[2]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 23x15px Luxembourg (LUX) 1 1 0 2
2 23x15px France (FRA) 1 0 2 3
3 23x15px Greece (GRE) 1 0 0 1
4 23x15px Denmark (DEN) 0 1 1 2
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6 23x15px Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
23x15px Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
8 23x15px Monaco (MON) 0 0 1 1
23x15px Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1

References

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