Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Panathenaic Stadium, Athina
Date Started: April 26, 1906
Date Finished: April 26, 1906
Format: Placement decided on best time to climb a 10-meter rope.
The rope climbing event was a very popular one for the Greek crowds because it was won in the Panathenaic Stadium by a Greek, [Georgios Aliprantis]. The event consisted of climbing a 10-meter rope with the athletes being timed. The winner was based on who recorded the fastest time in climbing the rope. [Béla Erődi] and [Konstantinos Kozanitas], who tied for second with 13 and 4/5ths second. Erődi was awarded second over Kozanitas because while climbing, Kozanitas had touched the pole from which the rope hung.
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