1928 Summer Student World Championships

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The 1928 Summer Student World Championships were organised by the Confederation Internationale des Etudiants (CIE) and held in Paris, France. Held from 9–17 August, a total of 300 athletes from 200 nations competed in the programme of five sports, including: athletics, fencing, association football, swimming and tennis. Women competed in swimming events only.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  André Théard (HAI)[2] 10.60  Hans Salz (GER) 10.8e  Eugen Eldracher (GER) 10.9e
200 metres  John Rinkel (ENG) 22.20  Eugen Eldracher (GER) 22.8e  Georges Krotoff (FRA) Unknown
400 metres  Werner Storz (GER) 49.20  Joseph Jackson (FRA) 50.6e  László Magdics (HUN) Unknown
800 metres  Paul Martin (SUI) 01:57.6  Fredy Müller (GER) 1:58.4e  Francis Galtier (FRA) 1:58.6e
1500 metres  Helmut Krause (GER) 04:01.6  Reidar Jørgensen (NOR) 4:01.7e  Gaston Leduc (FRA) 4:02.4e
3000 metres  Gaston Leduc (FRA) 08:58.4  David Richards (ENG) 9:02.6e  Elek Szerb (HUN) 9:08.6e
110 metres Hhurdles  Bernard Lucas (ENG) 15.60  Gabriel Sempé (FRA) 15.7e  Robert Marchand (FRA) 15.8e
400 metres hurdles  Robert Maxwell (USA) 55.40  Stefan Kostrzewski (POL) 56.0e  Édouard Max-Robert (FRA) Unknown
4×100 metres relay  Germany (GER) 42.80  Japan (JPN) 42.80  France (FRA) 43.20
4×400 metres relay  France (FRA) 3:22.8  Germany (GER) 3:22.8  Hungary (HUN) 3:24.8
1000 metres medley relay  Germany (GER) 2:01.2  France (FRA) 2:01.2  Hungary (HUN) 2:01.6
High jump  Kazuo Kimura (JPN) 1.88  Wilhelm Ladewig (GER) 1.85  Giuseppe Palmieri (ITA) 1.80
Pole vault  Hiroshi Kasahara (JPN) 3.80  Shuhei Nishida (JPN) 3.70  Jan Koreis (TCH) 3.60
Long jump  Willi Meier (GER) 7.34  Chuhei Nambu (JPN) 7.18  Lajos Balogh (HUN) 7.13
Shot put  Édouard Duhour (FRA) 14.60  Antal Bacsalmasi (HUN) 13.90  Václav Chmelík (TCH) 13.41
Discus throw  István Komlos (HUN) 40.28  Kurt Weiss (GER) 39.35  István Regos (HUN) 39.10
Javelin throw  Kosaku Sumiyoshi (JPN) 62.81  Hans Schnackerts (GER) 58.48?  Giuseppe Palmieri (ITA) 57.72
Pentathlon  Wilhelm Beck (AUT) 3460.60  Wilhelm Ladewig (GER) 3457.69  Jacques Flouret (FRA) 3300.98

Athletics medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 4 8 1 13
2  France (FRA) 3 3 6 12
3  Japan (JPN) 3 2 0 5
4  England (ENG) 2 1 0 3
5  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 6 8
6  Austria (AUT) 1 0 0 1
7  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 0 1
8  United States (USA) 1 0 0 1
9  Norway (NOR) 0 1 0 1
10  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
11  Italy (ITA) 0 0 2 2
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 0 2 2
Total 16 17 17 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bell, Daniel (2003). Encyclopedia of International Games. McFarland and Company, Inc. Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina. ISBN: 0-7864-1026-4.
  2. ^ André Théard was from Haiti but represented France. The source records suggest the Theard won this race as he had the previous year, and in exactly the same time