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When women were first allowed to compete in the Paris Olympics in 1900, they participated in sports that were typical for women of that era: tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrianism and Golf. There is some question about who got the first gold medal: some sources say it was Charlotte Cooper of England, who won a medal in the tennis singles competition. But other sources say it was Helene dePourtales, who competed for Switzerland as part of a sailing team.

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