Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the V Olympiad
1912 Gustaf Lindblom.jpg
Lindblom winning the gold medal.
Venue Stockholm Olympic Stadium
Date July 15
Competitors 20 from 7 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    Sweden
Bronze medal    Sweden
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The men's triple jump, also known as the hop, step, and jump, 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 to have been held at every Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Monday, July 15, 1912.

Twenty athletes from seven nations competed.

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1912 Summer Olympics.

World Record 15.52 United Kingdom Dan Ahearn New York (USA) May 30, 1911
Olympic Record 14.92 United Kingdom Tim Ahearne London (GBR) July 25, 1908

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Preliminary Final Best mark
1 2 3 Rank 4 5 6
1  Gustaf Lindblom (SWE) 14.74 14.76 14.20 1st 14.35 14.32 14.76
2  Georg Åberg (SWE) 13.58 13.90 14.51 2nd 14.03 14.51
3  Erik Almlöf (SWE) 13.46 14.17 3rd 13.85 14.10 14.17
4  Erling Vinne (NOR) 13.63 14.14 13.34 4th 14.14
5  Platt Adams (USA) 13.72 14.09 5th 14.09
6  Edvard Larsen (NOR) 13.27 13.90 14.06 6th 14.06
7  Hjalmar Ohlsson (SWE) 14.01 13.87 13.91 7th 14.01
8  Nils Fixdal (NOR) 13.96 13.58 13.66 8th 13.96
9  Charles Brickley (USA) 13.88 13.84 13.77 9th 13.88
10  Gustaf Nordén (SWE) 13.81 12.76 10th 13.81
11  Johan Halme (FIN) 13.79 13.43 13.51 11th 13.79
12  Inge Lindholm (SWE) 13.14 13.57 13.74 12th 13.74
13  Edward Farrell (USA) 13.42 13.57 13th 13.57
14  Otto Bäurle (GER) 13.12 13.52 14th 13.52
15  Gustav Kröjer (AUT) 12.90 13.45 12.95 15th 13.45
 Patrik Ohlsson (SWE) 12.98 13.37 13.45 15th 13.45
17  Skotte Jacobsson (SWE) 13.33 12.71 17th 13.33
18  Calvin Bricker (CAN) 13.25 18th 13.25
19  Timothy Carroll (GBR) 12.54 12.56 19th 12.56
20  Arthur Maranda (CAN) 12.53 12.07 12.25 20th 12.53
Silver medalist Georg Åberg.
Gustaf Lindblom in action.

References[edit]

  • sports-reference.com
  • 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 4 January 2007.  (Polish)