Life saving at the 1900 Summer Olympics

Life saving was on the Summer Olympic Games programme in 1900.[1] These events have generally not been classified as official,[2] although the IOC has never decided which events were "Olympic" and which were not.[3]

References

  1. ^ Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans (2011). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement. p. 37. ISBN 9780810875227.
  2. ^ Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 25–26. ISBN 978-0-7864-4064-1.
  3. ^ Lennartz, Karl; Teutenberg, Walter (1995). Olympische Spiele 1900 in Paris. Kassel, Germany: Agon-Sportverlag. p. 147. ISBN 3-928562-20-7. In many works, it is read that the IOC later met to decide which events were Olympic and which were not. This is not correct and no decision has ever been made. No discussion of this item can be found in the account of any Session.