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Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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At the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, 29 athletics events were contested, all for men only. The competitions were held from August 15, 1920 to August 23, 1920.

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Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Charles Paddock
  United States
Morris Kirksey
  United States
Harry Edward
  Great Britain
200 metres
details
Allen Woodring
  United States
Charles Paddock
  United States
Harry Edward
  Great Britain
400 metres
details
Bevil Rudd
  South Africa
Guy Butler
  Great Britain
Nils Engdahl
  Sweden
800 metres
details
Albert Hill
  Great Britain
Earl Eby
  United States
Bevil Rudd
  South Africa
1500 metres
details
Albert Hill
  Great Britain
Philip Noel-Baker
  Great Britain
Lawrence Shields
  United States
5000 metres
details
Joseph Guillemot
  France
Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Eric Backman
  Sweden
10,000 metres
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Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Joseph Guillemot
  France
James Wilson
  Great Britain
110 metres hurdles
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Earl Thomson
  Canada
Harold Barron
  United States
Feg Murray
  United States
400 metres hurdles
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Frank Loomis
  United States
John Norton
  United States
August Desch
  United States
3,000 metres steeplechase
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Percy Hodge
  Great Britain
Patrick Flynn
  United States
Ernesto Ambrosini
  Italy
4 × 100 metres relay
details
  United States (USA)
Charles Paddock
Jackson Scholz
Loren Murchison
Morris Kirksey
  France (FRA)
René Lorain
René Tirard
René Mourlon
Émile Ali-Khan
  Sweden (SWE)
Agne Holmström
William Petersson
Sven Malm
Nils Sandström
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Great Britain (GBR)
Cecil Griffiths
Robert Lindsay
John Ainsworth-Davis
Guy Butler
  South Africa (RSA)
Henry Dafel
Clarence Oldfield
Jack Oosterlaak
Bevil Rudd
  France (FRA)
Géo André
Gaston Féry
Maurice Delvart
André Devaux
3000 metres team race
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  United States (USA)
Horace Brown
Arlie Schardt
Ivan Dresser
  Great Britain (GBR)
Joe Blewitt
Albert Hill
William Seagrove
  Sweden (SWE)
Eric Backman
Sven Lundgren
Edvin Wide
Marathon
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Hannes Kolehmainen
  Finland
Jüri Lossmann
  Estonia
Valerio Arri
  Italy
3 kilometres walk
details
Ugo Frigerio
  Italy
George Parker
  Australia
Richard Remer
  United States
10 kilometres walk
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Ugo Frigerio
  Italy
Joseph Pearman
  United States
Charles Gunn
  Great Britain
High jump
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Richmond Landon
  United States
Harold Muller
  United States
Bo Ekelund
  Sweden
Pole vault
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Frank Foss
  United States
Henry Petersen
  Denmark
Edwin Myers
  United States
Long jump
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William Petersson
  Sweden
Carl Johnson
  United States
Erik Abrahamsson
  Sweden
Triple jump
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Vilho Tuulos
  Finland
Folke Jansson
  Sweden
Erik Almlöf
  Sweden
Shot put
details
Ville Pörhölä
  Finland
Elmer Niklander
  Finland
Harry Liversedge
  United States
Discus throw
details
Elmer Niklander
  Finland
Armas Taipale
  Finland
Gus Pope
  United States
Hammer throw
details
Patrick Ryan
  United States
Carl Johan Lind
  Sweden
Basil Bennett
  United States
Javelin throw
details
Jonni Myyrä
  Finland
Urho Peltonen
  Finland
Pekka Johansson
  Finland
56 lb (25 kg) weight throw
details
Pat McDonald
  United States
Patrick Ryan
  United States
Carl Johan Lind
  Sweden
Pentathlon
details
Eero Lehtonen
  Finland
Everett Bradley
  United States
Hugo Lahtinen
  Finland
Decathlon
details
Helge Løvland
  Norway
Brutus Hamilton
  United States
Bertil Ohlson
  Sweden
Individual cross country
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Paavo Nurmi
  Finland
Eric Backman
  Sweden
Heikki Liimatainen
  Finland
Team cross country
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  Finland (FIN)
Paavo Nurmi
Heikki Liimatainen
Teodor Koskenniemi
  Great Britain (GBR)
James Wilson
Anton Hegarty
Alfred Nichols
  Sweden (SWE)
Eric Backman
Gustaf Mattsson
Hilding Ekman

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)912829
2  Finland (FIN)94316
3  Great Britain (GBR)44412
4  Italy (ITA)2024
5  Sweden (SWE)131014
6  France (FRA)1214
7  South Africa (RSA)1113
8  Canada (CAN)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
10  Australia (AUS)0101
  Denmark (DEN)0101
  Estonia (EST)0101
Totals (12 nations)29292987


Participating nationsEdit

509 athletes from 25 nations competed. Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Estonia, Monaco, New Zealand, and Spain competed for the first time.

ReferencesEdit

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French).
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 26 August 2007.