Austria at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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Austria at the
1900 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
IOC code AUT
NOC Austrian Olympic Committee
Website www.oeoc.at (German)
in Paris
Competitors 13 in 3 sports
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 3 3 6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Austria competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympics are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time.

13 Austrian competitors entered 3 disciplines, with 19 entries across 10 events.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Ruberl, KarlKarl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre backstroke
 Silver Wahle, OttoOtto Wahle Swimming men's 1000 metre freestyle
 Silver Wahle, OttoOtto Wahle Swimming men's 200 metre obstacle event
 Bronze Flesch, SiegfriedSiegfried Flesch Fencing sabre
 Bronze Neralić, MilanMilan Neralić Fencing masters sabre
 Bronze Ruberl, KarlKarl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre freestyle

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

One Austrian athlete competed in two events, not winning any medals in the sport.

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Hermann Wraschtil 1500 m Unknown 6
2500 m steeplechase Unknown 5
  • Some records show that a Cornelius von Lubowiecki was in the team to compete in the discus throw, but there is no record of him making a throw.

Equestrian pictogram.svg Equestrian[edit]


Rider Events Final
Result Rank
Hermann Mandl Jumping Unknown Unknown
High jump Unknown Unknown
Long jump Unknown Unknown
  • Mandl also competed in the Hacks and Hunter combined and the Mail coach events as did Count Georges de Zogheb in the latter, but these are now considered a non-Olympic event.

Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing[edit]

Austria competed for the second time in fencing at the 1900 Games. The Austrian saberists won a pair of bronze medals, the nation's first medals in the sport.

Athlete Event Round 1 Quarterfinal Repechage Semifinal Final
Rudolf Brosch Men's foil Advanced by jury Sent to Repechage by jury Advanced by jury 4th Q 8th
van der Stoppen Advanced by jury Not advanced by jury Did not advance
Heinrich Rischtoff Not advanced by jury Did not advance
Siegfried Flesch Men's sabre Top 4 in group n/a 3rd in group Q 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Heinrich von Tenner Top 4 in group n/a 2nd in group Q 7th
Camillo Müller Top 4 in group n/a 2nd in group Q 8th
Harstein Top 4 in group n/a Not in top 4 Did not advance
Milan Neralić Men's masters sabre Top 4 in group n/a 4th in group Q 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Athlete Events Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Karl Ruberl 200 m freestyle 2:22.6 1 Q 2:32.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Otto Wahle 2:35.6 1 Q DNS
Karl Ruberl 200 m backstroke 2:56.0 1 Q 2:56.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Otto Wahle 1000 m freestyle 15:27.0 2 q 14:43.6 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Alois Anderlé 400 m freestyle 1:26:25.6 4 q DNF
Karl Ruberl 200 m obstacle event 3:06.0 2 Q 2:51.2 4
Otto Wahle 2:56.1 1 Q 2:40.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Athlete Event Seconds Metres Score Rank
Alois Anderlé Underwater swimming 22.4 23.50 69.4 13

References[edit]

  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "1900 Olympians from Austria". Accessed 11 March 2006. Available electronically at [1].
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 978-0-7864-0378-3.