Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Olympisch Stadion
Dates August 19–21
Competitors 21 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vilho Tuulos  Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Folke Jansson  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Erik Almlöf  Sweden
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The men's triple jump event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics. The competition was held from Thursday, August 19, 1920, to Saturday, August 21, 1920. Twenty-one triple jumpers from eight nations competed.[1]

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1920 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

(*) Dan Ahearn set his world record while being a citizen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at this Olympics he represented the United States.

Results[edit]

The best six triple jumpers qualified for the final.

Place Athlete Qual. Final
Distance Rank
1  Vilho Tuulos (FIN) 14.505 1 14.505
2  Folke Jansson (SWE) 14.16 3 14.48
3  Erik Almlöf (SWE) 14.19 2 14.27
4  Ivar Sahlin (SWE) 13.86 5 14.175
5  Sherman Landers (USA) 14.00 4 14.17
6  Dan Ahearn (USA) 13.75 6 14.08
7  Ossian Nylund (FIN) 13.74
8  Benjamin Howard Baker (GBR) 13.675
9  Kaare Bache (NOR) 13.64
10  Sven Runström (SWE) 13.63
11  Erling Juul (NOR) 13.59
12  Kaufman Geist (USA) 13.52
13  Erling Vinne (NOR) 13.34
14  Charles Lively (GBR) 13.15
15  Clarence Jaquith (USA) 13.04
16  Etienne Proux (FRA) 12.925
17  André Chilo (FRA) 12.54
18  Menelaos Ponireas (GRE) 12.60
19  Gustave Remouet (FRA) 12.475
20  František Šretr (TCH) NM
 František Stejskal (TCH) NM

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games: Men's Triple Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017. 

Sources[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 23 August 2007.