Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles
|Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the V Olympiad
The winner, Fred Kelly.
|Venue||Stockholm Olympic Stadium|
|Dates||July 11 (heats, semifinals)
July 12 (final)
|Competitors||22 from 15 nations|
|Athletics at the
1912 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|4×100 m relay||men|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|3000 m team race||men|
|10 km walk||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
|2-hand shot put||men|
The men's 110 metres hurdles was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event, which is one of 12 athletics events to have been held at every Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Thursday, July 11, 1912 and on Friday, July 12, 1912.
22 hurdlers from 15 nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1912 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||15.0||Forrest Smithson||London (GBR)||July 25, 1908|
|Olympic Record||15.0||Forrest Smithson||London (GBR)||July 25, 1908|
The records for the 110 metre hurdles coming into 1912 were 15.0 seconds, which were not matched during the 1912 Games.
All heats were held on Thursday, July 11, 1912.
Only two hurdlers were eliminated after the heats.
|1||George Chisholm (USA)||15.4||QS|
|2||Károly Solymár (HUN)||15.8||QS|
|1||John Eller (USA)||16.0||QS|
|2||Gerard Anderson (GBR)||18.6||QS|
|1||Martin Hawkins (USA)||16.1||QS|
|2||Géo André (FRA)||16.8||QS|
|1||Ferdinand Bie (NOR)||16.2||QS|
|2||Valdemar Wickholm (FIN)||16.6||QS|
|1||Pablo Eitel (CHI)||17.2||QS|
|1||Marius Delaby (FRA)||16.0||QS|
|2||Vaughn Blanchard (USA)||16.0||QS|
|3.||Alfredo Pagani (ITA)|
|1||Edwin Pritchard (USA)||16.4||QS|
|2||Henry Blakeney (GBR)||17.4||QS|
|1||John Nicholson (USA)||15.5||QS|
|2||Daciano Colbacchini (ITA)||16.1||QS|
|1||Fred Kelly (USA)||16.4||QS|
|1||John Case (USA)||16.3||QS|
|2||Hermann von Bönninghausen (GER)||17.0||QS|
|1||Kenneth Powell (GBR)||15.6||QS|
|2||James Wendell (USA)||15.7||QS|
|3||Frank Lukeman (CAN)|
All semi-finals were held on Thursday, July 11, 1912.
|1||Kenneth Powell (GBR)||15.6||QF|
|2||John Eller (USA)||15.7|
|3||Ferdinand Bie (NOR)||15.8|
|4||Pablo Eitel (CHI)|
|1||Martin Hawkins (USA)||15.7||QF|
|2||Daciano Colbacchini (ITA)||16.0|
|3||Marius Delaby (FRA)||16.2|
|—||Károly Solymár (HUN)||Did not finish|
|1||John Nicholson (USA)||15.4||QF|
|2||Vaughn Blanchard (USA)||15.7|
|3||Hermann von Bönninghausen (GER)||16.0|
|1||James Wendell (USA)||15.5||QF|
|2||George Chisholm (USA)||15.7|
|—||Gerard Anderson (GBR)||Did not finish|
|1||Fred Kelly (USA)||15.6||QF|
|2||Valdemar Wickholm (FIN)||16.6|
|3||Henry Blakeney (GBR)|
|1||John Case (USA)||15.6||QF|
|2||Edwin Pritchard (USA)||15.6|
|3||Géo André (FRA)|
The final was held on Friday, July 12, 1912. Nicholson fell at the eighth hurdle, leaving Kelly to hold on and win by a narrow margin over Wendell.
|1||Fred Kelly (USA)||15.1|
|2||James Wendell (USA)||15.2|
|3||Martin Hawkins (USA)||15.3|
|4||John Case (USA)||15.3|
|5||Kenneth Powell (GBR)||15.5|
|—||John Nicholson (USA)||DNF|
- Bergvall, Erik (ed.) (1913). Adams-Ray, Edward (trans.)., ed. The Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912. Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand.
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich". Retrieved 1 January 2007. (Polish)