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Equestrianism at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Men's Jumping, Individual

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Stockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm
Date Started: July 16, 1912
Date Finished: July 16, 1912
Format: One round. Maximum points 190.

Gold: FRA Jacques Cariou
Silver: GER Rabod Wilhelm von Kröcher
Bronze: BEL Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye

Summary

There were 15 obstacles, with four of them jumped twice, or a total of 19 obstacles. Ten points were given for each obstacle cleared. The maximum height of the jumps was 1.4 metres. The water jump was 4.0 metres in length. Deductions were as follows: 1st refusal - 2 points; 2nd refusal - 4 points; 3rd refusal - 6 points; fall from horse - 6 points; hitting fence with horse’s foreleg - 1 point; hitting fence with horse’s hindleg - 1 point; knocking down a fence with the horse’s foreleg - 4 points; knocking down a fence with the horse’s hindleg - 2 points; hitting the water with the horse’s hindleg - 2 points; hitting the water with the horse’s foreleg - 4 points; and exceeding the time limit - 2 points for each 5-second interval beyong the time limit. The course was 1,533 metres in length, and the time limit was 3:50.0, for a calculated speed of 400 metres/minute.

Jean Cariou (FRA) tied for first place with Rabod Wilhelm von Kröcher (GER) with four faults, or a score of 186. In the jump-off, shortened to six obstacles (maximum score of 60), Cariou had five faults to seven for von Kröcher. Of interest, Cariou had competed in the three-day event, finishing third in the individual. He had the highest total score in sections 1-3, and 5, but was brought down by his performance in the jumping section, where he finished 15th of 19 competitors. Cariou won the Count Géza Andrassy (HUN) Challenge Prize, in addition to his gold medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Horse Medal PTS T JO P/T
1 Jacques Cariou 41 France FRA Mignon Gold 186 3:46.0 55/1:16.0
2 Rabod Wilhelm von Kröcher 31 Germany GER Dohna Silver 186 3:37.2 53/1:10.0
3 Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye 36 Belgium BEL Clonmore Bronze 185 3:18.0
4 Herbert Scott 26 Great Britain GBR Shamrock 184 3:26.4
5 Sigismund Freyer 31 Germany GER Ultimus 183 3:24.0
6T Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau 27 Germany GER Pretty Girl 181 3:19.0
6T Ernst Casparsson 25 Sweden SWE Kiriki 181 3:29.4
6T Nils Adlercreutz 45 Sweden SWE Ilex 181 3:30.0
9T Grand Duke Dmitry Pavlovich Romanov 20 Russia RUS Unité 180 3:23.6
9T Charles Lewenhaupt 31 Sweden SWE Arno 180 3:33.0
9T Gustaf Lewenhaupt 32 Sweden SWE Medusa 180 3:35.0
9T Ernst Deloch 25 Germany GER Hubertus 180 3:39.0
13T Pierre Dufour d'Astafort 26 France FRA Amazone 179 3:38.6
13T Carl-Axel Torén 25 Sweden SWE Falken 179 3:41.2
15 Karol von Rómmel 23 Russia RUS Siablik 178 3:49.0
16T Enrique Deichler Chile CHI Chile 176 3:40.0
16T Aleksandr Rodzyanko 32 Russia RUS Eros 176 3:21.0
18T Sergey Zagorsky 25 Russia RUS Bandoura 174 3:18.0
18T Friedrich Karl, Prince von Preußen 19 Germany GER Gibson Boy 174 3:25.0
18T Friedrich Ernst, Count von Grote 27 Germany GER Polyphem 174 3:39.8
21 Mikhail Pleshkov Russia RUS Yvette 173 3:46.8
22T Åke Hök 22 Sweden SWE Mona 170 3:38.8
22T Aleksey Selikhov Russia RUS Tugela 170 3:42.4
24 Karl Kildal 31 Norway NOR Garcia 168 3:34.2
25 Elias Yáñez Chile CHI Patria 166 3:35.0
26 Jørgen Jensen 34 Norway NOR Jessy 165 3:38.6
27 Paul Kenna 49 Great Britain GBR Harmony 162 4:12.0
28 Jens Falkenberg 36 Norway NOR Florida 161 4:31.6
29 Edward Nash 23 Great Britain GBR The Flea 153 4:30.2
30 Guy Reyntiens 31 Belgium BEL Beau Soleil 147 4:23.0
AC Ernest Meyer 47 France FRA Ursule DNF