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

The men's standing triple jump was a track & field athletics event at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. It was held on July 16, 1900. 10 athletes from four nations competed in the standing triple jump.

Men's standing triple jump
at the Games of the II Olympiad
VenueBois de Boulogne
DateJuly 16
Competitors10 from 4 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ray Ewry
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Irving Baxter
 United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Robert Garrett
 United States
1904 →

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1900 Summer Olympics.

World Record ?
Olympic Record none

Ray Ewry set the first Olympic record in this event with 10.58 metres.

ResultsEdit

Place Athlete Distance
1   Ray Ewry (USA) 10.58 m
2   Irving Baxter (USA) 9.95 m
3   Robert Garrett (USA) 9.50 m
4   Lewis Sheldon (USA) 9.45 m
5-10   Daniel Horton (USA) Unknown
  Frank Jarvis (USA) Unknown
  Pál Koppán (HUN) Unknown
  John McLean (USA) Unknown
  Karl Staaf (SWE) Unknown
  Waldemar Steffen (GER) Unknown

Ewry won all three of the standing jumps, with Baxter in second each time. The standing triple jump was the most international of the three, with four countries competing. All of the competitors in the standing triple jump except the medallists also competed in the regular triple jump.

SourcesEdit

  • 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.