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Athletics at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Men's Long Jump

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Stockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm
Date Started: July 12, 1912
Date Finished: July 12, 1912

Gold: USA Albert Gutterson
Silver: CAN Cal Bricker
Bronze: SWE Georg Åberg

Summary

Frank Irons (USA) was the defending champion and Olympic record holder and in 1912 he won the central U.S. Olympic Trial. He was present at Stockholm and was a slight favorite, having won the AAU Championship in 1909 and 1910. But he did not jump well, placing 5th in Group One of the qualifying, failing to advance to the final, and finishing 9th overall.

In his first jump in qualifying, America’s Albert Gutterson set a new Olympic record with 7.60, which easily qualified him for the final and led the qualifiers. He was joined there by Canada’s Cal Bricker and Sweden’s Georg Åberg. In the final, neither Bricker nor Åberg threatened Gutterson, who won the gold medal although he did not approach his qualifying mark with his final jumps. Bricker did not improve his qualifying mark of 7.21 and placed second. Åberg did improve to 7.18 in the final, but still finished third.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal D
1 Albert Gutterson 24 United States USA Gold 7.60 OR
2 Cal Bricker 27 Canada CAN Silver 7.21
3 Georg Åberg 19 Sweden SWE Bronze 7.18
4 Harry Worthington 20 United States USA 7.03
5 Roy Mercer 23 United States USA 6.97
6 Fred Allen 21 United States USA 6.94
7 Jim Thorpe 24 United States USA 6.89
8 Robert Pasemann 25 Germany GER 6.82
9 Frank Irons 26 United States USA 6.80
10 Henry Ashington 20 Great Britain GBR 6.78
11 Ferdinand Bie 24 Norway NOR 6.75
12 Sidney Abrahams 27 Great Britain GBR 6.72
13 Nils Fixdal 22 Norway NOR 6.71
14 Eddie Farrell 25 United States USA 6.71
15 Philip Kingsford 20 Great Britain GBR 6.65
16 André Campana 25 France FRA 6.64
17 Charles Lomberg 25 Sweden SWE 6.62
18 Viktor Franzl 19 Austria AUT 6.57
19 Angelo Tonini 23 Italy ITA 6.44
20 Patrik Ohlsson 22 Sweden SWE 6.28
21 Gustav Betzén 26 Sweden SWE 6.24
22 Aleksandr Schultz 19 Russia RUS 6.15
23 Philipp Ehrenreich 19 Austria AUT 6.14
24 Emil Kukko 23 Finland FIN 6.11
25 Pál Szalay 19 Hungary HUN 5.98
26 Nándor Kovács 30 Hungary HUN 5.96
27 Alfredo Pagani 24 Italy ITA 5.95
28 Arthur Maranda 24 Canada CAN 5.87
29 Manlio Legat 22 Italy ITA 5.50
AC Paul Fournelle 27 Luxembourg LUX NM