Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
Dates July 8 (quarterfinals and semifinals)
July 9 (final)
Competitors 28 from 15 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1920 1928»
Athletics at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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The men's 110 metres hurdles event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Tuesday, July 8, 1924 and on Wednesday, July 9, 1924.

Twenty-eight hurdlers from 15 nations competed.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.

World Record 14.8 Canada Earl Thomson Antwerp (BEL) August 18, 1920
Olympic Record 14.8 Canada Earl Thomson Antwerp (BEL) August 18, 1920

Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]

All heats were held on Tuesday, July 8, 1924.

The best two finishers of every heat qualified for the semi-finals. Heat seven saw a walkover as only one competitor qualified for the next round.

Heat 1

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  George Guthrie (USA) 15.8 Q
2  Otakar Jandera (TCH) 16.0 Q
3  Leopold Partridge (GBR)
4  Tibor Püspöki (HUN)
5  Alberto Byington (BRA)

Heat 2

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Sten Pettersson (SWE) 15.6 Q
2  Eric Harrison (GBR) Q
3  Alfredo Ugarte (CHI)

Heat 3

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Fred Gaby (GBR) 15.6 Q
2  Oscar van Rappard (NED) Q
3  Victor Moriaud (SUI)
4  Warren Montabone (CAN)

Heat 4

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Henri Thorsen (DEN) 16.0 Q
2  Willi Moser (SUI) Q
 Henri Bernard (FRA) DNF

Heat 5

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Daniel Kinsey (USA) 15.4 Q
2  Gabriel Sempé (FRA) 15.6 Q
3  Sydney Pierce (CAN) 16.2
4  Ioannis Talianos (GRE) 16.3
5  C. K. Lakshmanan (IND) 16.4

Heat 6

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Carl-Axel Christiernsson (SWE) 15.6 Q
2  Gilbert Allart (FRA) 16.2 Q
3  Louis Lundgren (DEN)

Heat 7

Johnson had a walkover.

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Pitch Johnson (USA) 16.6 Q

Heat 8

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Sydney Atkinson (RSA) 15.2 Q
2  Karl Anderson (USA) 15.4 Q
3  David Burghley (GBR)
4  László Muskát (HUN)

Semifinals[edit]

All semi-finals were held on Tuesday, July 8, 1924.

The best two finishers of every heat qualified for the final.

Semifinal 1

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Daniel Kinsey (USA) 15.4 Q
2  Sten Pettersson (SWE) 15.6 Q
3  Pitch Johnson (USA) 15.8
4  Oscar van Rappard (NED)
5  Gilbert Allart (FRA) 16.2

Semifinal 2

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Carl-Axel Christiernsson (SWE) 15.4 Q
2  Karl Anderson (USA) 15.4 Q
3  Fred Gaby (GBR) 15.7
4  Otakar Jandera (TCH)
5  Willi Moser (SUI) 16.1

Semifinal 3

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  George Guthrie (USA) 15.2 Q
2  Sydney Atkinson (RSA) 15.2 Q
3  Gabriel Sempé (FRA) 15.3
4  Eric Harrison (GBR) 15.7
5  Henri Thorsen (DEN) 15.7

Final[edit]

The final was held on Wednesday, July 9, 1924. George Guthrie finished third, but was disqualified for knocking over three hurdles, which was not in accordance with the rules in force at that time.

Place Athlete Time
1  Daniel Kinsey (USA) 15.0
2  Sydney Atkinson (RSA) 15.0
3  Sten Pettersson (SWE) 15.4
4  Carl-Axel Christiernsson (SWE) 15.5
5  Karl Anderson (USA)
 George Guthrie (USA) DSQ

References[edit]