Athletics at the 1906 Intercalated Games

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At the 1906 Summer Olympics in Athens, 21 competitive events in athletics were held. [1] A total of 65 medals (21 gold, 23 silver, 21 bronze) were awarded. Now called the Intercalated Games, the 1906 Games are no longer considered as an official Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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The marathon distance was 41.775 km according to a contemporary Greek newspaper. The pentathlon event in the 1906 Games consisted of a standing long jump, discus throw (ancient style), javelin throw, 192 metre run, and a Greco-Roman wrestling match. A stone throw was held with a 6.4 kg weight.

Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
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Flag of the United States.svg  Archie Hahn  (USA)11.2Flag of the United States.svg  Fay Moulton  (USA)1 yd behind winnerFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Nigel Barker  (AUS)1 ft behind runner-up
400 metres
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Flag of the United States.svg  Paul Pilgrim  (USA)53.2Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Wyndham Halswelle  (GBR)4 yd behind winnerFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Nigel Barker  (AUS)2 yd behind runner-up
800 metres
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Flag of the United States.svg  Paul Pilgrim  (USA)2:01.5Flag of the United States.svg  Jim Lightbody  (USA)2 ft behind winnerFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  Wyndham Halswelle  (GBR)10 yd behind runner-up
1500 metres
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Flag of the United States.svg  Jim Lightbody  (USA)4:12.0Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  John McGough  (GBR)4:12.6Flag of Sweden.svg  Kristian Hellström  (SWE)4:13.4
5 miles
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Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Henry Hawtrey  (GBR)26:11.8Flag of Sweden.svg  John Svanberg  (SWE)26:19.4Flag of Sweden.svg  Edward Dahl  (SWE)26:26.2
Marathon
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Billy Sherring  (CAN)2:51:23.6Flag of Sweden.svg  John Svanberg  (SWE)2:58:20.8Flag of the United States.svg  William Frank  (USA)3:00:46.8
110 metre hurdles
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Flag of the United States.svg  Robert Leavitt  (USA)16.2Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Alfred Healey  (GBR)1 ft behind winnerFlag of Germany.svg  Vincent Duncker  (GER)almost same time as runner-up
1500 metres walk
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Flag of the United States.svg  George Bonhag  (USA)7:12.6Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Donald Linden  (CAN)7:19.8Flag of Greece.svg  Konstantinos Spetsiotis  (GRE)7:22.0
3000 metres walk
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Flag of Hungary.svg  György Sztantics  (HUN)15:13.2Flag of Germany.svg  Hermann Müller  (GER)15:20.0Flag of Greece.svg  Georgios Saridakis  (GRE)15:33.0
High jump
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Flag of Ireland.svg  Con Leahy  (IRE)1.775 mFlag of Hungary.svg  Lajos Gönczy  (HUN)1.750 mFlag of Greece.svg  Themistoklis Diakidis  (GRE)
Flag of the United States.svg  Herbert Kerrigan  (USA)
1.725 m
Standing high jump
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Flag of the United States.svg  Ray Ewry  (USA)1.560 mFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Léon Dupont  (BEL)
Flag of the United States.svg  Lawson Robertson  (USA)
Flag of the United States.svg  Martin Sheridan  (USA)
1.400 mNot awarded
Pole vault
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Flag of France.svg  Fernand Gonder  (FRA)3.500 m OR Flag of Sweden.svg  Bruno Söderström  (SWE)3.400 mFlag of the United States.svg  Edward Glover  (USA)3.350 m
Long jump
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Flag of the United States.svg  Myer Prinstein  (USA)7.200 mFlag of Ireland.svg  Peter O'Connor  (IRE)7.025 mFlag of the United States.svg  Hugo Friend  (USA)6.960 m
Standing long jump
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Flag of the United States.svg  Ray Ewry  (USA)3.300 mFlag of the United States.svg  Martin Sheridan  (USA)3.095 mFlag of the United States.svg  Lawson Robertson  (USA)3.050 m
Triple jump
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Flag of Ireland.svg  Peter O'Connor  (IRE)14.075 mFlag of Ireland.svg  Con Leahy  (IRE)13.980 mFlag of the United States.svg  Thomas Cronan  (USA)13.700 m
Shot put
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Flag of the United States.svg  Martin Sheridan  (USA)12.325 mFlag of Hungary.svg  Mihály Dávid  (HUN)11.830 mFlag of Sweden.svg  Eric Lemming  (SWE)11.260 m
Discus throw
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Flag of the United States.svg  Martin Sheridan  (USA)41.460 m WR Flag of Greece.svg  Nikolaos Georgantas  (GRE)38.060 mFlag of Finland.svg  Verner Järvinen  (FIN)36.820 m
Greek discus throw
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Flag of Finland.svg  Verner Järvinen  (FIN)35.170 mFlag of Greece.svg  Nikolaos Georgantas  (GRE)32.800 mFlag of Hungary.svg  István Mudin  (HUN)31.910 m
Javelin throw
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Flag of Sweden.svg  Eric Lemming  (SWE)53.900 mFlag of Sweden.svg  Knut Lindberg  (SWE)45.170 mFlag of Sweden.svg  Bruno Söderström  (SWE)44.920 m
Stone throw
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Flag of Greece.svg  Nikolaos Georgantas  (GRE)19.925 mFlag of the United States.svg  Martin Sheridan  (USA)19.035 mFlag of Greece.svg  Michalis Dorizas  (GRE)18.585 m
Pentathlon
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Flag of Sweden.svg  Hjalmar Mellander  (SWE)24 ptsFlag of Hungary.svg  István Mudin  (HUN)25 ptsFlag of Sweden.svg  Eric Lemming  (SWE)29 pts

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg  United States  (USA)116623
2Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)3519
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)24511
4Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869).svg  Hungary  (HUN)1315
5Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg  Greece  (GRE)1247
6Canadian Red Ensign (1868-1921).svg  Canada  (CAN)1102
7Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1012
8Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1001
9Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany  (GER)0112
10Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0101
11Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0022
Totals (11 nations)21232165


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References

  1. "Athletics: 1906 Intercalated Games Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2014-01-28.