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Modern pentathlon at the 1920 Summer Olympics

At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, a single modern pentathlon event was contested.[1] As in 1912, Swedish athletes won all three medals.

Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueOlympisch Stadion
DatesAugust 24–27
Competitors23 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gustaf Dyrssen  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Erik de Laval  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gösta Runö  Sweden
← 1912
1924 →

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 23 athletes from 8 nations competed at the Antwerp Games:

ResultsEdit

Rank Athlete Riding Fencing Shooting Swimming Running Score
1   Gustaf Dyrssen (SWE) 6 2 2 6 2 18
2   Erik de Laval (SWE) 1 13 5 1 3 23
3   Gösta Runö (SWE) 4 1 16 5 1 27
4   Bengt Uggla (SWE) 13 5 10 13 5 46
5   Marius Christensen (DEN) 12 7 3 7 18 47
6   Harold Rayner (USA) 5 12 13 14 4 48
7   Emil Alfons Hagelberg (FIN) 10 3 21 9 8 51
8   Robert Sears (USA) 3 8 9 11 20 51
9   Ejner Augsburg (DEN) 14 4 14 8 17 57
10   Georges Brulé (FRA) 11 16 4 15 11 57
11   Edward Clarke (GBR) 17 14 15 10 12 60
12   Harry Bjørnholm (DEN) 8 20 18 3 15 61
13   Arne Tellefsen (NOR) 2 10 20 19 13 62
14   Olliver Smith (NOR) 8 9 17 22 6 65
15   John Boustead (GBR) 15 11 12 16 7 66
16   René Foucher (FRA) 19 22 6 4 10 67
17   Thomas Wand-Tetley (GBR) 22 15 8 17 9 69
18   Henri Candelon (FRA) 18 21 1 2 22 71
19   Jean Mondielli (FRA) 20 18 19 12 21 72
20   Johan Skjoldager (DEN) 7 17 22 20 14 77
21   Edward Gedge (GBR) 16 6 11 18 16 78
22   Adriano Lanza (ITA) 21 19 11 21 19 91
  Kalle Kainuvaara (FIN) DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Modern pentathlon: 1920 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-23.