Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Long jump

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Equestrian long jump
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Date May 29
Competitors 17 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Constant van Langhendonck
 Belgium
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gian Giorgio Trissino
 Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Camille de La Forgue de Bellegarde
 France
Equestrian at the
1900 Summer Olympics
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Jumping
High jump
Long jump
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The 1900 Summer Olympics was the only Olympic Games to date to feature an Equestrian long jump competition. Of the seventeen competitors who entered, eight are known by name; of the rest, six were French and one was Belgian.

All 17 competitors managed to jump 4.50 metres (14.8 ft), but several were eliminated at 4.90 metres (16.1 ft). The winning jump of 6.10 metres (20.0 ft) was considered unimpressive, but was in part due to heavy ground caused by rain earlier on the day of the competition. The silver medal was won by an Italian competitor Gian Giorgio Trissino, who also won the joint gold medal in the Equestrian high jump competition.

Place Rider Horse Distance
1  Constant van Langhendonck (BEL) Extra-Dry 6.10m
2  Gian Giorgio Trissino (ITA) Oreste 5.70m
3  Camille de La Forgue de Bellegarde (FRA) Tolla 5.30m
4  Louis Napoléon Murat (FRA) Bayard 4.90m
5  Uberto Visconti di Modrone (ITA) Jupe-en-l'Air Unknown
6  Hermann Mandl (AUT) Unknown Unknown
7  Henri Plocque (FRA) Camelia Unknown
8  van der Meulen (BEL) Unknown Unknown
9-17  Vladimir Nikolayevich Orlov (RU1) Unknown Unknown
 de Poliakov (RU1) Unknown Unknown
7 other competitors

References[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee medal winners database
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Equestrian 1900". Available electronically at [1]. Accessed 29 July 2015.
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.