Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 5 (heats)
August 6 (semifinals)
August 7 (final)
Competitors 31 from 20 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1932 1948»
Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk 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 women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games took place between August 5 and August 7. The final was won by American Forrest Towns.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The fastest two runners in each of the six heats advanced to the semifinal round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tom Lavery South Africa 15.0
2 Larry O'Connor Canada 15.1
3 Khristos Mantikas Greece 15.2
4 Svend Aage Thomsen Denmark 15.3
5 Juul Bosmans Belgium
6 Yasuharu Furuta Japan

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Fritz Pollard United States 14.7
2 John Thornton Great Britain 15.0
3 Johann Langmayr Austria 15.1
4 Willi Welscher Germany 15.2
5 Huang Yingjie China

Heat three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Don Finlay Great Britain 14.7
2 Tadashi Murakami Japan 15.3
3 Jim Worrall Canada 15.6
4 Darcy Guimarães Brazil
5 Ludvík Kománek Czechoslovakia

Heat four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Roy Staley United States 15.0
2 Juan Lavenás Argentina 15.1
3 Ashleigh Pilbrow Great Britain 15.5
4 Ioannis Skiadas Greece
5 Lin Shaozhou China

Heat five

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Forrest Towns United States 14.5
2 Erwin Wegner Germany 15.1
3 Ernst Leitner Austria 15.3
4 René Kunz Switzerland
5 Kotaro Shimizu Japan

Heat six

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Håkan Lidman Sweden 14.9
2 Vane Ivanović Yugoslavia 15.1
3 Gianni Caldana Italy 15.1
4 Alf Watson Australia 15.1
5 Miguel White Philippines

Semifinals[edit]

The fastest three runners in each of the two heats advanced to the final round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Forrest Towns United States 14.1 =WR
2 Håkan Lidman Sweden 14.5
3 John Thornton Great Britain 14.7
4 Roy Staley United States 14.8
5 Tadashi Murakami Japan 15.1
6 Juan Lavenás Argentina 15.6

Heat two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Don Finlay Great Britain 14.5
2 Fritz Pollard United States 14.6
3 Larry O'Connor Canada 15.0
4 Vane Ivanović Yugoslavia 15.2
5 Erwin Wegner Germany 15.3
6 Tom Lavery South Africa 15.6

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Forrest Towns United States 14.2
2 Don Finlay Great Britain 14.4
3 Fritz Pollard United States 14.4
4 Håkan Lidman Sweden 14.4
5 John Thornton Great Britain 14.7
6 Larry O'Connor Canada 14.8

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