Athletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's standing triple jump

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Men's standing triple jump
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Venue Bois de Boulogne
Date July 16
Competitors 10 from 4 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Athletics at the
1900 Summer Olympics
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Track events
60 m   men
100 m men
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400 m men
800 m men
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110 m hurdles men
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Road events
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Hammer throw men

The men's standing triple jump was a track & field athletics event at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. It was held on July 16, 1900. 10 athletes from four nations competed in the standing triple jump.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1900 Summer Olympics.

World Record  ?
Olympic Record none

Ray Ewry set the first Olympic record in this event with 10.58 metres.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Distance
1  Ray Ewry (USA) 10.58 m
2  Irving Baxter (USA) 9.95 m
3  Robert Garrett (USA) 9.50 m
4  Lewis Sheldon (USA) 9.45 m
5-10  Daniel Horton (USA) Unknown
 Frank Jarvis (USA) Unknown
 Pál Koppán (HUN) Unknown
 John McLean (USA) Unknown
 Karl Staaf (SWE) Unknown
 Waldemar Steffen (GER) Unknown

Ewry won all three of the standing jumps, with Baxter in second each time. The standing triple jump was the most international of the three, with four countries competing. All of the competitors in the standing triple jump except the medallists also competed in the regular triple jump.

Sources[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee.
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 March 2006. Available electronically at [1].Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.