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 and final)
Competitors 31 from 20 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Forrest Towns
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Don Finlay
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fritz Pollard
 United States
← 1932
1948 →

The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games took place on August 5 and August 6. The final was won by American Forrest Towns.[1]

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 16.9

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 15.7

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
1st, gold medalist(s) Forrest Towns  United States 14.2
2nd, silver medalist(s) Don Finlay  Great Britain 14.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Men's 110 metres Hurdles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 September 2017.