Chile at the 1912 Summer Olympics
Chile competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. It was the first official appearance of the nation at the modern Olympic Games, although some sources claim that a single Chilean athlete competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics. Fourteen competitors, all men, took part in sixteen events in four sports.
|Chile at the|
1912 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Chilean Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||14 in 4 sports|
|Flag bearer||Leopoldo Palma|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
6 athletes represented Chile.
Ranks given are within that athlete's heat for running events.
|Pablo Eitel||100 m||?||6||Did not advance|
|200 m||?||5||Did not advance|
|110 m hurdles||17.2||1||?||4||Did not advance|
|Rodolfo Hammersley||High jump||N/A||1.60||28||Did not advance|
|Standing high jump||N/A||1.40||13||Did not advance|
|Federico Mueller||800 m||?||5-7||Did not advance|
|Leopoldo Palma||800 m||?||4||Did not advance|
|Rolando Salinas||10 km walk||55:02||7||Did not advance|
|Alfonso Sánchez||5000 m||N/A||Did not finish||Did not advance|
|10000 m||N/A||Did not finish||Did not advance|
|Marathon||N/A||Did not start|
Four cyclists represented Chile. It was the first appearance of the nation in cycling. Alberto Downey had the best time in the time trial, the only race held, placing 42nd. The team of four had a combined time that placed them 9th of the 15 teams.
|Alberto Downey||Ind. time trial||11:53:02.5||42|
|Arturo Friedemann||Ind. time trial||12:28:20.8||67|
|Cárlos Koller||Ind. time trial||12:13:49.2||58|
|José Torres||Ind. time trial||12:39:39.5||74|
|Team time trial||49:14:52.0||9|
Two shooters represented Chile. It was the nation's debut in shooting. Both men took part in the same four events, with Ekwall being the better of the pair in three of those events.
|Félix Alegría||600 m free rifle||61||72|
|300 m military rifle, 3 pos.||77||48|
|50 m pistol||406||38|
|30 m rapid fire pistol||259||25|
|Harald Ekwall||600 m free rifle||67||67|
|300 m military rifle, 3 pos.||80||43|
|50 m pistol||430||23|
|30 m rapid fire pistol||217||38|