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
|Venue||Bois de Boulogne|
|Competitors||10 from 4 nations|
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Ray Ewry set the first Olympic record in this event with 10.58 metres.
|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.
- International Olympic Committee.
- De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 March 2006. Available electronically at .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.