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
Gustaf Lindblom, Georg Åberg, Erik Almlöf 1912.jpg
Left-right: Gustaf Lindblom, Georg Åberg, Erik Almlöf at the 1912 Olympics
VenueStockholm Olympic Stadium
DateJuly 15
Competitors20 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gustaf Lindblom  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Georg Åberg  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Erik Almlöf  Sweden
← 1908
1920 →

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.[1]

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 Krojer (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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games: Men's Triple Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.

Sources[edit]

  • Bergvall, Erik (ed.) (1913). Adams-Ray, Edward (trans.). (ed.). The Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912. Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 4 January 2007.