Paris VIII Olympiad 1924 Official Participants Medal
Paris, VIII Olympics 1924 Official Participants Medal.
Bronze 55mm by Raoul Benard.
Slight edge knocks. see pictures.
Paris was chosen to hold the Olympic Games for the second time in 1924,the 8th Olympics.It is particularly remembered for the British runners Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell,whose stories were depicted in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire.Johnny Weissmuller also had considerable success in the swimming events and went on to play Tarzan in numerous films.