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Athletics at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Triple Jump

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Colombes Olympic Stadium, Colombes
Date Started: July 12, 1924
Date Finished: July 12, 1924

Gold: AUS Nick Winter
Silver: ARG Luis Brunetto
Bronze: FIN Ville Tuulos

Summary

Vilho "Ville" Tuulos (FIN) had the longest mark prior to the Olympics, with 15.48 (50-9½), the second best ever produced. In round one, Luis Brunetto (ARG) jumped 15.425 (50-7¼), bettering his PR and South American record by 27 centimetres. In round two, Anthony "Nick" Winter set an Australian record with 15.18 (49-9¾). He bettered that in round six, with 15.525 (50-11¼), also bettering the world record to win an very unlikely gold medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal D
1 Nick Winter 29 Australia AUS Gold 15.525 WR
2 Luis Brunetto 22 Argentina ARG Silver 15.425 OR
3 Ville Tuulos 29 Finland FIN Bronze 15.370
4 Väinö Rainio 28 Finland FIN 15.010
5 Folke Janson 27 Sweden SWE 14.970
6 Mikio Oda 19 Japan JPN 14.350
7 Earle Wilson 23 United States USA 14.235
8 Ivar Sahlin 28 Sweden SWE 14.160
9 Merwin Graham 21 United States USA 14.000
10 Con O'Connor Ireland IRL 13.990
11 Wim Peters 20 Netherlands NED 13.860
12 John Odde 25 Great Britain GBR 13.400
13 Jack Higginson 32 Great Britain GBR 13.340
14 Phil MacDonald Canada CAN 13.330
15 Harold Langley 20 Great Britain GBR 12.740
16 Ross Sheppard 35 Canada CAN 12.720
17 Louis Wilhelme 23 France FRA 12.660
18 Kiril Petrunov Bulgaria BUL 12.015
AC DeHart Hubbard 20 United States USA NM
AC André Clayeux 27 France FRA NM