Athletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's standing long jump

The men's standing long jump was a track & field athletics event at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. It was held on July 16, 1900. Four athletes from two nations competed in the standing long jump.

Men's standing long jump
at the Games of the II Olympiad
VenueBois de Boulogne
DateJuly 16
Competitors4 from 2 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ray Ewry
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Irving Baxter
 United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Émile Torchebœuf
1904 →


Place Athlete Distance
1   Ray Ewry (USA) 3.21 m
2   Irving Baxter (USA) 3.135 m
3   Émile Torchebœuf (FRA) 3.03 m
4   Lewis Sheldon (USA) 3.02 m

Ewry won all three of the standing jumps in 1900. Just as in the others, he had little difficulty winning the standing long jump, also setting the first Olympic record.


  • International Olympic Committee.
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 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 0-7864-0378-0.