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Athletics at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Standing Long Jump

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Catalan Cross, Boulogne Forest, Paris
Date Started: July 16, 1900
Date Finished: July 16, 1900
Format: Final only.

Gold: USA Ray Ewry
Silver: USA Irv Baxter
Bronze: FRA Ã‰mile Torcheboeuf


[Ray Ewry] won the first of his four consecutive gold medals in the standing long jump, with a mark of 3.30 metres (10-10). Ewry also won standing jump gold medals in Paris in the standing high jump and standing triple jump. He would finish his Olympic career with 10 gold medals, including the 1906 Intercalated Olympics in Athinai, and was never defeated at the Olympics. His Paris mark of 3.30 would not be bettered by another jumper at the Olympics until 1912. American [Irv Baxter] won the silver medal as he had done in the standing high jump and triple jump.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal D
1 Ray Ewry 26 United States USA Gold 3.300 OR
2 Irv Baxter 24 United States USA Silver 3.135
3 Émile Torcheboeuf 23 France FRA Bronze 3.030
4 Lewis Sheldon 25 United States USA 3.020