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.
|Silver:||Rabod Wilhelm von Kröcher|
|Bronze:||Emmanuel de Blommaert de Soye|
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.
|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|
|6T||Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau||27||Germany||GER||Pretty Girl||181||3:19.0|
|9T||Grand Duke Dmitry Pavlovich Romanov||20||Russia||RUS||Unité||180||3:23.6|
|13T||Pierre Dufour d'Astafort||26||France||FRA||Amazone||179||3:38.6|
|15||Karol von Rómmel||23||Russia||RUS||Siablik||178||3:49.0|
|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|
|27||Paul Kenna||49||Great Britain||GBR||Harmony||162||4:12.0|
|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|