258 athletes competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics.
258 athletes from 16 nations competed in the first Winter Olympics (1924), held in Chamonix, France.
258 athletes from 16 nations competed of which 247 were men and 11 were women Link to answer: http://www.olympic.org/en/content/Olympic-Games/All-Past-Olympic-Games/Winter/Chamonix-1924/Chamonix-1924-Collection/?Tab=1
Australia has competed at every Summer Olympics and all Winter Olympics except 1924, 1928, 1932, and 1948.
Sports that were competed at the first Winter Olympics (1924) that are still being competed today (2010) are bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, ski jumping, speed skating, nordic combined, and cross country skiing. Curling was also competed at the 1924 Winter Olympics but did not return until the 1998 Winter Olympics.
135 women, 2,954 men
1924 (the first one)
1924 (the first one)
1924 Winter Games in Chamonix ... 13 women competed, all in figure skating.
247 Men and 11 Women
Ireland has competed in the Olympics as an independent nation since 1924. Prior to that they sent athletes to compete as part of the Great Britain team. Irish athletes, since 1924, have won 20 medals (8 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze).
Figure skating made its debut at the 1908 Games in London. It was not competed at the 1912 Games and then competed again in 1920. Starting in 1924 figure skating has been competed in the Winter Olympics.
Ice hockey and figure skating.Ice hockey was first competed in 1920 and figure skating in 1908. The first Winter Olympics were in 1924.
Prior to the creation of the Winter Olympics in 1924, figure skating and ice hockey were competed at the Summer Games. Once the Winter Games came into being, these sports were switched from Summer to Winter.
Sweden competed at the first Winter Olympics in 1924 held at Chamonix, France. They won 2 medals at the 1924 Winter Games, 1 gold by Gillis Grafstrom in men's singles figure skating and 1 silver by the curling team.
1928 Winter Games in St. Moritz. Japan has competed in every Winter Olympics except the 1924 Games in Chamonix and the 1948 Winter Games in St. Moritz.
Prior to the first Winter Olympics in 1924, both ice hockey and figure skating were competed at the Summer Olympics. Once the Winter Olympics started, those two sports moved from the Summer Games to the Winter Games.
Ski jumping has been in the Winter Olympics since the first Winter Games in 1924. One event was competed in 1924 on a normal hill. The first ski jumping gold medalist was Jacob Tullin Thams of Norway.
At the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, 2,494 athletes participated (1,539 men and 955 women). Since the first Winter Games in 1924, 15,975 athletes have participated (12,030 men and 3,945 women) in all Winter Games.
Norway had the most medals in the 1924 Winter Olympics.
1924 Winter Games in Chamonix where women competed in figure skating. Herma Planck-Szabo of Austria won the first gold medal in women's singles and Helene Englemann of Austria won the second in mixed pairs.1924 was the first official Winter Olympics. Figure skating had been competed in the 1920 Games in Antwerp and the 1908 Games in London. Women competed at those Games in figure skating, also.
Poland has competed at every Winter Olympics since the Winter Olympics began in 1924. The 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver will be the 21st Winter Olympics that Poland has competed in. Through the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Poland has won 8 Winter Olympic medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze). Poland's one Winter Olympic gold medalist is Wojciech Fortuna who won gold in men's large hill ski jumping at the 1972 Winter Games in Sapporo.
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