Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 2 (heats and quarterfinals)
August 3 (semifinals and final)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) George Saling
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Percy Beard
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Don Finlay
 Great Britain
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Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
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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 hurdling event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place on August 2 and August 3 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Four heats were held; the fastest three runners advanced to the semifinals round.

Heat one

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Percy Beard  United States 14.7
2 Roland Harper  Great Britain 14.9
3 Erwin Wegner  Germany 15.1
4 Sylvio Padilha  Brazil 15.4

Heat Two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Don Finlay  Great Britain 14.8
2 George Saling  United States 15.0
3 Tatsuzo Fujita  Japan 15.1

Heat Three

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Willi Welscher  Germany 14.8
2 Bengt Sjöstedt  Finland 14.9
3 Bunoo Sutton  India 15.1
4 Art Ravensdale  Canada 15.2
5 Antônio Giusfredi  Brazil 15.3
6 Federico Gamboa  Mexico 15.4

Heat Four

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Keller  United States 14.9
2 Khristos Mantikas  Greece 15.1
3 Lord Burghley  Great Britain 15.1
4 Roberto Sánchez  Mexico 15.7

Semifinals[edit]

Two heats were held; the fastest three runners advanced to the final round.

Heat One

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Keller  United States 14.5 OR
2 Lord Burghley  Great Britain 14.6
3 Don Finlay  Great Britain 14.6
4 Bunoo Sutton  India
5 Bengt Sjöstedt  Finland
6 Erwin Wegner  Germany

Heat Two

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 George Saling  United States 14.4 =WR
2 Percy Beard  United States 14.6
3 Willi Welscher  Germany 14.8
4 Tatsuzo Fujita  Japan 14.8
5 Roland Harper  Great Britain 14.9
- Khristos Mantikas  Greece DQ

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) George Saling  United States 14.57
2nd, silver medalist(s) Percy Beard  United States 14.69
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Don Finlay  Great Britain 14.74
4 Jack Keller  United States 14.81
5 Lord Burghley  Great Britain 14.83
- Willi Welscher  Germany DQ

Key: =WR = tied world record; OR = Olympic record; DQ = disqualified

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