Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's standing long jump
The men's standing long jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth and final appearance of the event. The competition was held on Monday, July 8, 1912.
|Men's standing long jump|
at the Games of the V Olympiad
Tsiklitiras on the way to win the gold medal.
|Venue||Stockholm Olympic Stadium|
|Competitors||19 from 8 nations|
Nineteen long jumpers from eight nations competed.
Ray Ewry, who was the three-time defending champion in the event, did not compete in 1912. The silver medalist from 1908, Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, won the event. Platt Adams, the sixth-place finisher four years earlier, took second. Benjamin Adams finished third. Each of the three standing long jump medalists also medaled in the standing high jump, though in a different order.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1912 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||3.47||Ray Ewry||St. Louis (USA)||September 3, 1904|
|Olympic Record||3.47||Ray Ewry||St. Louis (USA)||September 3, 1904|
|1||Konstantinos Tsiklitiras (GRE)||3.14||3.26||3.37||1st||3.30||3.24||3.34||3.37|
|2||Platt Adams (USA)||3.23||3.18||3.32||2nd||3.36||3.34||3.24||3.36|
|3||Benjamin Adams (USA)||3.28||3.21||3.24||3rd||3.18||3.23||3.28||3.28|
|4||Gustaf Malmsten (SWE)||3.11||3.20||3.12||4th||3.20|
|5||Leo Goehring (USA)||—||3.14||3.13||5th||3.14|
|Edvard Möller (SWE)||3.13||3.14||3.09||5th||3.14|
|7||András Baronyi (HUN)||3.12||3.13||3.02||7th||3.13|
|8||Richard Byrd (USA)||3.12||3.11||3.05||8th||3.12|
|9||Forest Fletcher (USA)||3.05||3.11||3.09||9th||3.11|
|10||Alfred Motté (FRA)||3.10||3.10||3.09||10th||3.10|
|11||Gustaf Ljunggren (SWE)||3.01||3.04||3.09||11th||3.09|
|12||Birger Brodtkorb (NOR)||3.00||3.05||3.03||12th||3.05|
|13||Ragnar Ekberg (SWE)||3.00||3.02||3.03||13th||3.03|
|14||Géo André (FRA)||3.02||2.96||—||14th||3.02|
|Henry Ashington (GBR)||2.95||2.79||3.02||14th||3.02|
|Douglas Melin (SWE)||3.02||3.01||2.99||14th||3.02|
|17||Arthur Maranda (CAN)||2.80||2.83||2.98||17th||2.98|
|18||Karl Bergh (SWE)||2.86||2.95||2.91||18th||2.95|
|19||Philip Kingsford (GBR)||2.60||2.75||2.72||19th||2.75|
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