The 1912 Olympic Games: Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary
The 1912 Olympic Games held in Stockholm, Sweden, were the most modern Olympic Games yet celebrated and the most successful of the Modern Era to that date. Much of the success is credited to the influence of Viktor Balck, who is remembered as The Father of Swedish Sports. The 1912 Olympics also featured new innovations and events. A semiautomatic electrical timing device and a photo-finish camera were used, and the decathlon and modern pentathalon were new events. This work, the sixth in a series on the early Olympics, provides unusually extensive information on the sites, dates, competitors, and nations of the Stockholm games. Results for each event, including cycling, diving, fencing, rowing and sculling, shooting, tennis, water polo, and yachting, among others, are provided.
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100 meter freestyle 11 July 1912 Olympic Games 3-Positions 50 meters ac/dnf Aleksandr Alfred Andersson April Athletics August Balck Carl Charles Class Greco-Roman Clay Trap Shooting Combined All-Around competing Covered Court Coxed Eights Coxed Fours Cross-Country decathlon December Diplomas of Merit Discus Throw Djurgirdsbrunnsviken eliminated round Emil entered Erik Esquire February finished Free Rifle Free System George gold medal Gustaf Gymnastics Hannes Kolehmainen High Jump Individual January Javelin Throw Jim Thorpe Johan Josef June Karl Kolehmainen Lyberg Marathon March Marichev match meter relay Military Rifle Modern Pentathlon Nordic Games November October Olympic Games Olympic Stadium ONews original heat OSVK Otto Plain High Diving Pool Road Race Running Deer Sabre score semifinals September Small-Bore Rifle Stockholm Sweden Swim Stadium Team Tennis threw Total Track & Field Trap Shooting Uggla Wilhelm William Women