The Full Wiki

More info on Athletics at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Athletics at the 1906 Intercalated Games: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

At the 1906 Summer Olympics in Athens, 21 events in athletics were contested. Now called the Intercalated Games, the 1906 Games are no longer considered as an official Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Archie Hahn (USA)  Fay Moulton (USA)  Nigel Barker (AUS)
400 metres  Paul Pilgrim (USA)  Wyndham Halswelle (GBR)  Nigel Barker (AUS)
800 metres  Paul Pilgrim (USA)  Jim Lightbody (USA)  Wyndham Halswelle (GBR)
1500 metres  Jim Lightbody (USA)  John McGough (GBR)  Kristian Hellström (SWE)
5 miles  Henry Hawtrey (GBR)  Johan Svanberg (SWE)  Edward Dahl (SWE)
Marathon  Billy Sherring (CAN)  Johan Svanberg (SWE)  William Frank (USA)
110 metre hurdles  Robert Leavitt (USA)  Alfred Healey (GBR)  Vincent Duncker (GER)
1500 metre walk  George Bonhag (USA)  Donald Linden (CAN)  Konstantin Spetsiotis (GRE)
3000 metre walk  György Sztantics (HUN)  Hermann Müller (GER)  Georgios Saridakis (GRE)
High jump  Con Leahy (GBR)  Lajos Gönczy (HUN)  Themistoklis Diakidis (GRE)
 Herbert Kerrigan (USA)
Standing high jump  Ray Ewry (USA)  Léon Dupont (BEL) none awarded
 Lawson Robertson (USA)
 Martin Sheridan (USA)
Pole vault  Fernand Gonder (FRA)  Bruno Söderström (SWE)  Edward Glover (USA)
Long jump  Myer Prinstein (USA)  Peter O'Connor (GBR)  Hugo Friend (USA)
Standing long jump  Ray Ewry (USA)  Martin Sheridan (USA)  Lawson Robertson (USA)
Triple jump  Peter O'Connor (GBR)  Con Leahy (GBR)  Thomas Cronan (USA)
Shot put  Martin Sheridan (USA)  Mihály Dávid (HUN)  Eric Lemming (SWE)
Discus throw  Martin Sheridan (USA)  Nikolaos Georgantas (GRE)  Verner Järvinen (FIN)
Discus throw,
ancient style
 Verner Järvinen (FIN)  Nikolaos Georgantas (GRE)  István Mudin (HUN)
Javelin throw  Eric Lemming (SWE)  Knut Lindberg (SWE)  Bruno Söderström (SWE)
Stone throw (6.4 kg)  Nikolaos Georgantas (GRE)  Martin Sheridan (USA)  Michalis Dorizas (GRE)
Pentathlon [1]  Hjalmer Mellander (SWE)  István Mudin (HUN)  Eric Lemming (SWE)


  1. ^ The pentathlon event in the 1906 Games consisted of a standing long jump, discus throw (ancient style), javelin throw, 192 metre run, and a Greco-Roman wrestling match.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 11 6 6 23
2  Great Britain and Ireland 3 5 1 9
3  Sweden 2 4 5 11
4  Hungary 1 3 1 5
5  Greece 1 2 4 7
6  Canada 1 1 0 2
7  Finland 1 0 1 2
8  France 1 0 0 1
9  Germany 0 1 1 2
10  Belgium 0 1 0 1
11  Australia 0 0 2 2


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address