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At the 1908 Summer Olympics, a field hockey tournament was contested for the first time. Six teams entered from three states. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was represented by a team from each of the four Home Nations: England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Germany sent a championship club team, while France sent a team composed of players from three different clubs.
The German and Greek teams withdrew, narrowing the seven-team field to five. Thus, the Swedish team and two of the British squads had byes in the quarterfinals.
At the 1908 Summer Olympics, three archery events were contested. Great Britain sent 41 archers (25 female and 16 male), France sent 15 men, and the United States sent one man.
At the 1908 Summer Olympics, two gymnastics events were contested. No nation was successful in winning more than one medal.