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1912 Stockholm Summer Games

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden (May 5, 1912 to July 27, 1912)
Opening Ceremony: July 6, 1912 (opened by King Gustav V)
Closing Ceremony: July 27, 1912
Events: 103 in 17 sports

Participants: 2,409 (2,356 men and 53 women) from 29 countries
Youngest Participant: SWE Greta Carlsson (14 years, 1 days)
Oldest Participant: SWE Oscar Swahn (64 years, 258 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): SWE Vilhelm Carlberg (5 medals)
Most Medals (Country): SWE Sweden (65 medals)

Overview

After the problems of 1908, the pseudo-Olympics of 1900 and 1904, the meager international participation of 1896 and 1906, Stockholm, Sweden should be credited with the first truly modern Olympic Games of Olympic proportions. But probably more than any other Olympics, they belonged to one person.

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Country Medal Leaders

Rk Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sweden 24 24 17 65
2 United States 26 19 19 64
3 Great Britain 10 15 16 41
4 Finland 9 8 9 26
5 Germany 6 13 7 26
6 France 7 5 3 15
7 Denmark 1 6 5 12
8 Norway 4 1 5 10
9 Italy 5 1 2 8
10 Canada 3 2 3 8
11 Hungary 3 2 3 8
12 Australasia 2 2 3 7
13 South Africa 4 2 0 6
14 Belgium 2 1 3 6
15 Russia 0 2 3 5
16 Austria 0 2 2 4
17 Netherlands 0 0 3 3
18 Greece 1 0 1 2
19 Switzerland 1 0 0 1

Athlete Medal Leaders

Rk Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Vilhelm Carlberg (SWE) 3 2 0 5
2 Hannes Kolehmainen (FIN) 3 1 0 4
3 Eric Carlberg (SWE) 2 2 0 4
4 Hübner von Holst (SWE) 2 1 1 4
5 Carl Osburn (USA) 1 2 1 4
6 Al Lane (USA) 3 0 0 3
7 Åke Lundeberg (SWE) 2 1 0 3
8 Charles Dixon (GBR) 1 1 1 3
9 Jacques Cariou (FRA) 1 1 1 3
10 Fred Hird (USA) 1 0 2 3
11 Warren Sprout (USA) 1 0 2 3
12 Harold Hardwick (ANZ) 1 0 2 3
13 Gunnar Setterwall (SWE) 0 2 1 3
14 Jack Hatfield (GBR) 0 2 1 3
15 Bill Leushner (USA) 0 1 2 3
16 Charles Stewart (GBR) 0 0 3 3
17 André Gobert (FRA) 2 0 0 2
18 Edith Hannam (GBR) 2 0 0 2
19 Charles Winslow (RSA) 2 0 0 2
20 Axel Nordlander (SWE) 2 0 0 2
21 Paul Anspach (BEL) 2 0 0 2
22 Jenő Fuchs (HUN) 2 0 0 2
23 Alberto Braglia (ITA) 2 0 0 2
24 Paul Colas (FRA) 2 0 0 2
25 Alf Swahn (SWE) 2 0 0 2
26 Jay Graham (USA) 2 0 0 2
27 George Hodgson (CAN) 2 0 0 2
28 Walter Bathe (GER) 2 0 0 2
29 Erik Adlerz (SWE) 2 0 0 2
30 Ralph Craig (USA) 2 0 0 2
31 Armas Taipale (FIN) 2 0 0 2
32 Ted Meredith (USA) 2 0 0 2
33 Charles Reidpath (USA) 2 0 0 2
34 Jim Thorpe (USA) 2 0 0 2
35 Dora Köring (GER) 1 1 0 2
36 Harry Kitson (RSA) 1 1 0 2
37 Joseph Pepe (GBR) 1 1 0 2
38 William Pimm (GBR) 1 1 0 2
39 Paul Palén (SWE) 1 1 0 2
40 Peter Dolfen (USA) 1 1 0 2
41 Walter Winans (USA) 1 1 0 2
42 Cecil Healy (ANZ) 1 1 0 2
43 Harry Hebner (USA) 1 1 0 2
44 Duke Kahanamoku (USA) 1 1 0 2
45 Julius Saaristo (FIN) 1 1 0 2
46 Hjalmar Andersson (SWE) 1 1 0 2
47 Bror Fock (SWE) 1 1 0 2
48 Platt Adams (USA) 1 1 0 2
49 Abel Kiviat (USA) 1 1 0 2
50 Pat McDonald (USA) 1 1 0 2
51 Ralph Rose (USA) 1 1 0 2
52 Mel Sheppard (USA) 1 1 0 2
53 Marguerite Broquedis-Billout (FRA) 1 0 1 2
54 Ervin Mészáros (HUN) 1 0 1 2
55 Serafino Mazzarocchi (ITA) 1 0 1 2
56 Carl Björkman (SWE) 1 0 1 2
57 Mauritz Eriksson (SWE) 1 0 1 2
58 Hugo Johansson (SWE) 1 0 1 2
59 Bernhard Larsson (SWE) 1 0 1 2
60 Oscar Swahn (SWE) 1 0 1 2
61 John Jackson (USA) 1 0 1 2
62 Jennie Fletcher (GBR) 1 0 1 2
63 Willie Applegarth (GBR) 1 0 1 2
64 Kostas Tsiklitiras (GRE) 1 0 1 2
65 John Eke (SWE) 1 0 1 2
66 Ed Lindberg (USA) 1 0 1 2
67 Norm Taber (USA) 1 0 1 2
68 Harry von Rochow (GER) 0 2 0 2
69 Freddie Grubb (GBR) 0 2 0 2
70 William Milne (GBR) 0 2 0 2
71 Sigrid Fick (SWE) 0 1 1 2
72 Richard Verderber (AUT) 0 1 1 2
73 Lars Jørgen Madsen (DEN) 0 1 1 2
74 Alfred Goeldel-Bronikoven (GER) 0 1 1 2
75 Georg de Laval (SWE) 0 1 1 2
76 Neil McDonnell (USA) 0 1 1 2
77 Ken Huszagh (USA) 0 1 1 2
78 Elmer Niklander (FIN) 0 1 1 2
79 Albin Stenroos (FIN) 0 1 1 2
80 Georg Åberg (SWE) 0 1 1 2
81 Ben Adams (USA) 0 1 1 2
82 Donald Lippincott (USA) 0 1 1 2
83 Albert Canet (FRA) 0 0 2 2
84 Carl Schutte (USA) 0 0 2 2
85 Arie de Jong (NED) 0 0 2 2
86 Jetze Doorman (NED) 0 0 2 2
87 Willem Hubert van Blijenburgh (NED) 0 0 2 2
88 George van Rossem (NED) 0 0 2 2
89 Niels Larsen (DEN) 0 0 2 2
90 Nestori Toivonen (FIN) 0 0 2 2
91 Hugh Durant (GBR) 0 0 2 2
92 Albert Kempster (GBR) 0 0 2 2
93 Horatio Poulter (GBR) 0 0 2 2
94 William Cottrill (GBR) 0 0 2 2
95 George Hutson (GBR) 0 0 2 2

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