The first time women participate in the Olympic Games. Paris 1900-The tennis events. PREVOST Hélène (FRA) 2ndin ladies' single and mixed double.

The first time women participate in the Olympic Games. PREVOST Hélène (FRA) ladies' single and mixed double.

France Paris 1900 Olympic Games RARE Original Used Ticket Z609 - “The 1900 Paris Olympic Games were held in conjunction with the World`s Exposition.”

France paris 1900, olympic games rare original used ticket. #z609

France Paris 1900 Olympic Games RARE Original Used Ticket - “The 1900 Paris Olympic Games were held in conjunction with the World`s Exposition.

John Jarvis won Olympic gold in swimming 1000m freestyle and 4000m freestyle at the Paris 1900 Olympic Games.

John Jarvis won Olympic gold in swimming freestyle and freestyle at the Paris 1900 Olympic Games.

The Olympic Games were held during the Great Exposition in Paris, 1900. This image shows spectators looking at the hot air balloons in the park at Vincennes. Balloon pilots at the Paris Olympics were judged on distance traveled, time in the air, and ability to land at predetermined coordinates. The sport was removed from the Olympic roster, because of a ban on motorized sports. (Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Hot-air ballooning was an exhibition sport at the 1900 Games in Paris in which pilots were judged on distance traveled, length of flight, and their ability to land on certain coordinates

Alvin C. Kraenzlein, age 24, competed in the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. He won four medals, in the 200-meter and 100-meter hurdles as well as the 60-meter dash and the broad jump. He’s credited with inventing the modern straight-leg hurdling style.

From submitter Hillary: Alvin C. Kraenzlein, age competed in the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. He won four medals, in the and hurdles as well as the dash and the broad jump. He’s credited with inventing the modern straight-leg hurdling style.

Paris 1900-Polo-A match.

Relive the moments that went down in history from the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics.

The history of Olympic golf: Paris in 1900 St. Louis in 1904 Rio in 2016

The history of Olympic golf: Paris in 1900 St. Louis in 1904 Rio in 2016

PARIS 1900 OLYMPIC GAMES SILVER-BRONZE PARTICIPATION MEDAL GIVEN TO COMPETITORS

PARIS 1900 OLYMPIC GAMES SILVER-BRONZE PARTICIPATION MEDAL GIVEN TO COMPETITORS

Paris 1900-Cycling events. Participants in the bicycleenclosure.

Relive the moments that went down in history from the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics.

Paris 1900-Four views of the athletics events.

Born 12 December Death 6 January Olympic Athlete for United States of America. Athletics at Paris 1900 Olympics.

A highly unusual, yet undeniably fun race, swam over 200 meters. Competitors first had to swim to a pole, climb up and down the pole, then swim a bit, clamber over 2 boats, swim under two more boats, and then swim to the finish. This was held only once, during the 1900 Olympics, and was won by Frederick Lane of Australia.

Swimming obstacle race The swimming obstacle race was included in the 1900 Olympics.

Frederick Claude Vivian Lane (2 February 1880 – 14 May 1969) was an Australian competitive swimmer. Lane, from Manly, New South Wales, attended high school at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview. He was the first Australian to represent his country in swimming at the Olympic Games, although he was actually a part of the British team when he competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, and won two gold medals. He first won the 200-metre freestyle, clearly beating Hungarian Zoltán Halmay. His…

Aussie wins Olympics' only obstacle swimming race

Olympic Stadium Paris 1900

Francis Field at Washington University, St. Louis at the time of the 1904 Olympic Games

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