Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
Dates July 31 (heats & semifinals)
August 1 (final)
Medalists
Gold medal    South Africa
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1924 1932»
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place between July 31 & August 1.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first two finishers in each heat moved on to the Semi-Final Round.

Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Gabriel Sempé France 15.0
2 Otakar Jandera Czechoslovakia
3 Armand Lepaffe Belgium
4 Lothar Albrich Romania
AC Valerio Vallania Argentina DQ

Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Carl Ring United States 15.0
2 Johannes Viljoen South Africa
3 Ludwig Vesely Austria
4 Arie Kan Netherlands
5 Otto Schop Romania

Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 George Weightman-Smith South Africa 14.8
2 Robert Marchand France
3 Albert Andersson Sweden
4 Wilfred Kalaugher New Zealand

Heat Four

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Steve Anderson United States 15.0
2 Eric Wennström Sweden
3 Alister Clark Ireland
4 Douglas Neame Great Britain

Heat Five

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Leighton Dye United States 15.0
2 Sid Atkinson South Africa
3 Erik Kjellström Sweden
4 Arie van Leeuwen Netherlands

Heat Six

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Bernard Lucas Great Britain 15.2
2 Hans Steinhardt Germany
3 Alfredo Ugarte Chile
4 René Joannes-Powell Belgium

Heat Seven

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 John Collier United States 15.0
2 Bengt Sjöstedt Finland 15.0
3 Giacomo Carlini Italy 15.9
4 Jan Britstra Netherlands

Heat Eight

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Fred Gaby Great Britain 15.2
2 Sten Pettersson Sweden
3 Alf Watson Australia
4 Evangelos Moiropoulos Greece 15.6
5 Louis Lundgren Denmark 15.7
6 Wojciech Trojanowski Poland 16.0

Heat Nine

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Yoshio Miki Japan 15.4
2 David, Lord Burghley Great Britain
3 Lau Spel Netherlands
4 Abdul Hamid India
5 José da Costa Portugal

Semifinals[edit]

The first two finshers in each race moved on to the Final Round.

Semi-Final Heat One

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Leighton Dye United States 14.8
2 Fred Gaby Great Britain 14.9
3 Erik Wennström Sweden 14.9
4 Hans Steinhardt Germany 15.3
5 Johannes Viljoen South Africa 15.4
6 Yoshio Miki Japan

Semi-Final Heat Two

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Steve Anderson United States 14.8
2 Sid Atkinson South Africa 14.9
3 David, Lord Burghley Great Britain 15.0
4 Bengt Sjöstedt Finland 15.1
5 Robert Marchand France
6 Otakar Jandera Czechoslovakia

Semi-Final Heat Three

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 George Weightman-Smith South Africa 14.6
2 John Collier United States 14.8
3 Sten Pettersson Sweden 15.0
4 Carl Ring United States
5 Gabriel Sempé France
6 Bernard Lucas Great Britain

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time Notes
1 Sydney Atkinson South Africa 14.8
2 Steve Anderson United States 14.8
3 John Collier United States 14.9
4 Leighton Dye United States 14.9
5 George Weightman-Smith South Africa 15.0
6 Fred Gaby Great Britain 15.2

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