Austria at the 1900 Summer Olympics

Austria competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympics are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time.

Austria at the
1900 Summer Olympics
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NOCAustrian Olympic Committee (in German)
in Paris
Competitors14 in 3 sports
Ranked 16th
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

14 Austrian competitors entered 3 disciplines, with 20 entries across 11 events.


Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Karl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre backstroke
  Silver Otto Wahle Swimming men's 1000 metre freestyle
  Silver Otto Wahle Swimming men's 200 metre obstacle event
  Bronze Siegfried Flesch Fencing sabre
  Bronze Milan Neralić Fencing masters sabre
  Bronze Karl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre freestyle

Results by eventEdit



Four swimmers represented Austria in 1900. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport.

Swimmer Event Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Karl Ruberl 200 m freestyle 2:22.6 1 Q 2:32.0  
Otto Wahle 2:35.6 1 Q DNS
Richard von Foregger 4:32.0 4 Did not advance
Karl Ruberl 200 m backstroke 2:56.0 1 Q 2:56.0  
Otto Wahle 1000 m freestyle 15:27.0 2 q 14:43.6  
Alois Anderlé 4000 m freestyle 1:26:25.6 4 q DNF
Karl Ruberl 200 m obstacle event 3:06.0 2 Q 2:51.2 4
Otto Wahle 2:56.1 1 Q 2:40.0  
Swimmer Event Seconds Metres Score Rank
Alois Anderlé Underwater swimming 22.4 23.50 69.4 13


Two Austrian athletes competed in three events, not winning any medals in the sport. It was Austria's first appearance in athletics.

Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Hermann Wraschtil 1500 m Unknown 6
2500 m steeplechase Unknown 5
Cornelius von Lubowiecki[1] Discus throw Unknown Unknown


Austria had two riders in 1900, the debut of equestrian at the Olympics.

Rider Events Final
Result Rank
Hermann Mandl Jumping Unknown 4–37
Hermann Mandl High jump Unknown 5
Hermann Mandl Long jump Unknown 6
Hermann Mandl Hacks and hunter combined Unknown 5–51
Georges de Zogheb Mail coach Unknown 5–31
Hermann Mandl Unknown 5–31


Austria competed for the second time in fencing at the 1900 Games. The Austrian saberists won a pair of bronze medals, the nation's first medals in the sport.

Fencer Event Round 1 Quarterfinal Repechage Semifinal Final
Rudolf Brosch Men's foil Advanced by jury Sent to Repechage by jury Advanced by jury 4th Q 8th
van der Stoppen Advanced by jury Not advanced by jury Did not advance
Heinrich Rischtoff Not advanced by jury Did not advance
Siegfried Flesch Men's sabre Top 4 in group N/A 3rd in group Q  
Heinrich von Tenner Top 4 in group N/A 2nd in group Q 7th
Camillo Müller Top 4 in group N/A 2nd in group Q 8th
Harstein Top 4 in group N/A Not in top 4 Did not advance
Milan Neralić Men's masters sabre Top 4 in group N/A 4th in group Q  


  1. ^ "Discus Throw, Men". Olympedia. Retrieved 22 October 2020.