Longue Paume Olympic Demonstration Sport

Longue Paume is an outdoor version of jeu de paume (1908), and is regarded as the ancestor of most racket sports. What we now call Tennis or Lawn Tennis (which was also a demonstration sport and now an official Olympic medal sport) is derived from this older version of the game.

Longue Paume, meaning ("long palm"), was a demonstration sport at the 1900 Summer Olympics.


These results have been taken from the official report of the Games (untranslated)

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