Polo

USA to Battle France in the Historic 2024 ParisGames Polo Challenge

USA to Battle France in the Historic 2024 ParisGames Polo Challenge presented by U.S. Polo Assn.

U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA) and the Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly are proud to present the Paris Games Polo Challenge 2024, a tribute match between USA and France taking place on August 7. The Paris Games Polo Challenge will be open to the public and will air on ESPN2 to a global audience. 

With the 2024 Summer Olympics taking place in Paris from July through August and equestrian events 
concluding on August 6 at Versailles, U.S. Polo Assn. invites sports fans to continue the equestrian celebration with polo, just 40 minutes outside Paris city center at the Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly. Chantilly is the home of the Great Stables of Prince de Conde and Chateau de Chantilly, and is, of course, the namesake of Chantily lace, the famous silk laces that date back to 17th century France. 

In partnership with the Federation of International Polo (FIP) the Federation Fran├žaise de Polo (FFP) and the USPA, this historic match is the centennial celebration and tribute to the last time France hosted the Olympics, exactly 100 years ago. France will be seeking redemption at the Paris Games Polo Challenge 2024 for the VIII Olympiad which were held in Paris for the second time in the modern era. On June 28, 1924, in St. Cloud, France, and before the official opening ceremony, the match between the United States and France began. It ended with France losing 15-1. USA concluded the overall tournament with the silver medal, having lost to Argentina, who remained unbeaten and took home Olympic gold. The last Olympics to include polo was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.