Swimming at the 1906 Intercalated Games

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At the 1906 Summer Olympics , only four swimming events were contested. [1] Now called the Intercalated Games, the 1906 Games are no longer considered as an official Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee.

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Medal summary

GamesGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyleFlag of the United States.svg  Charles Daniels  (USA)Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869).svg  Zoltán Halmay  (HUN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Cecil Healy  (AUS)
400 m freestyleFlag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Otto Scheff  (AUT)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Henry Taylor  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  John Arthur Jarvis  (GBR)
1 mile freestyleFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  Henry Taylor  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  John Arthur Jarvis  (GBR)Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Otto Scheff  (AUT)
4×250 m
freestyle relay
Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Henrik Hajós
Zoltán Halmay
Géza Kiss
József Ónody
Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany  (GER)
Ernst Bahnmeyer
Max Pape
Emil Rausch
Oscar Schiele
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
John Derbyshire
William Henry
John Arthur Jarvis
Henry Taylor

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)1225
2Flag of Hungary (1848-1849, 1867-1869).svg  Hungary  (HUN)1102
3Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria  (AUT)1012
4Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)1001
5Flag of the German Empire.svg  Germany  (GER)0101
6Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0011
Totals (6 nations)44412


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References

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