La canne, a French martial art using canes as weapons, was featured in the Summer Olympic Games demonstration programme in 1924.[1][2] The demonstration was associated with a single match[3] between Professor Prévot and the champion of France, Beauduin.


  1. ^ Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans (2011). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement. p. 72. ISBN 9780810875227.
  2. ^ "Demonstration sports : history at the Olympic Summer Games / The Olympic Studies Centre". Olympic World Library. 2024-01-19. Archived from the original on 2024-01-19. Retrieved 2024-01-27.
  3. ^ "Olympedia – Canne De Combat at the 1924 Summer Olympics". Olympedia – Main Page. 1924-07-19. Retrieved 2024-01-28.