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Art Competitions at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Mixed Sculpturing

Art Competitions at the 1912 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Karla Road 10, Stockholm
Date Started: May 5, 1912
Date Finished: July 27, 1912

Gold: USA Walter Winans
Silver: FRA Georges Dubois

Summary

The gold medal winner in sculpture was Walter Winans of the United States, who won for his bronze statuette of “An American Trotter.” Winans also competed at Stockholm in shooting, appearing in six different events, and winning a silver medal in the running deer, team competition. Winans had also competed in shooting at London in 1908, where he had won a gold medal in the individual running deer (double shot) event.

Winans sculpture was given to the Swedish Olympic Committee, who added it to the Swedish Museum of Athletics that was planned for the Olympic Stadium. The non-medal winning work by Tait McKenzie, a bronze cast medallion, entitled “The Joy of Effort,” was also given to the Swedish Olympic Committee, and inserted in the outer wall of the Olympic Stadium.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal Title
1 Walter Winans 60 United States USA Gold An American Trotter
2 Georges Dubois France FRA Silver Modern of the Entrance to a Modern Stadium
AC Otakar Španiel 30 Bohemia BOH
AC Tait McKenzie 44 Canada CAN
AC Rembrandt Bugatti 27 Italy ITA
AC Victor Segoffin 45 France FRA
AC Paolo, Prince Trubetskoy 46 Russia RUS
AC Antoni Wiwulski 35 Poland POL