Austria at the 1908 Summer Olympics

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Austria at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  AUT
NOC Austrian Olympic Committee
Website www.oeoc.at (German)
At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Austria competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympic Games are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Otto Scheff Swimming Men's 400 m freestyle July 16

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Event Place Athlete Heats Semifinals Final
Men's 100 metres Heats Eduard Schönecker Unknown
4th, heat 13
Did not advance
Men's 200 metres Heats Eduard Schönecker Unknown
3rd, heat 12
Did not advance
Men's marathon 25th Emmerich Rath None held 3:50:30.4
F. Kwieton Did not start
Men's 10 mile walk 15th Emmerich Rath None held 1:30:33.8
8th, semifinal 2
Did not advance

Fencing[edit]

Austria's lone sabreur advanced to the second round before being eliminated.

Event Place Fencer First
round
Second
round
Semi-
final
Final
Men's sabre Second
round
Siegfried Flesch 5-0 (1st in A) 1-3 (3rd in 6) Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Event Place Swimmer Heats Semifinals Final
Men's 100 metre freestyle Semi-
finalist
Otto Scheff 1:11.8
1st, heat 2
Unknown
4th, semifinal 2
Did not advance
Men's 400 metre freestyle 3rd Otto Scheff 5:51.0
1st, heat 7
5:40.6
1st, semifinal 1
5:46.0
Men's 1500 metre freestyle 4th Otto Scheff 24:15.8
2nd, heat 6
24:25.0
2nd, semifinal 2
Unknown

Tennis[edit]

Event Place Name Round
of 64
Round
of 32
Round
of 16
Quarter-
finals
Semi-
finals
Final
Men's singles 16th Arthur Zborzil Bye Lost to Bissing Did not advance
26th Rolf Kinzl Lost to Eaves Did not advance
Felix Pipes Lost to Kreuzer
Men's doubles 4th Felix Pipes
Arthur Zborzil
None held Bye Bye Lost to
Ritchie/Parke
Did not advance
Opponent nation Wins Losses Percent
Great Britain 0 2 .000
Germany 0 2 .000
Total 0 4 .000

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Top London 1908 Olympians". Herman's Full Olympians. Archived from the original on 12 July 2006. Retrieved 10 June 2006.