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Athletics at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Men's Standing Long Jump

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): White City Stadium, London
Date Started: July 20, 1908
Date Finished: July 20, 1908

Gold: USA Ray Ewry
Silver: GRE Kostas Tsiklitiras
Bronze: USA Martin Sheridan


In winning the first leg of his "double" in the standing jumps, [Ray Ewry] defeated [Kostas Tsiklitiras] (GRE), who was to succeed Ewry as Olympic champion in this event in 1912. It was Ewry's fourth successive Olympic title in this event.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal D(M) D(I)
1 Ray Ewry 34 United States USA Gold 3.33 10-11¼
2 Kostas Tsiklitiras 19 Greece GRE Silver 3.22 10-7¼
3 Martin Sheridan 27 United States USA Bronze 3.22 10-7
4 John Biller 30 United States USA 3.21 10-6½
5 Ragnar Ekberg 21 Sweden SWE 3.19 10-5¾
6T Platt Adams 23 United States USA 3.11 10-2½
6T Frank Holmes 23 United States USA 3.11 10-2½
AC Frank Irons 22 United States USA
AC Evert Koops 23 Netherlands NED
AC Jacobus Hoogveld 23 Netherlands NED
AC Bram Evers 21 Netherlands NED
AC Lionel Cornish 28 Great Britain GBR
AC Lancelot Stafford 21 Great Britain GBR
AC Walter Henderson 27 Great Britain GBR
AC Frederick Kitching 21 Great Britain GBR
AC Tim Ahearne 22 Great Britain GBR
AC Wilf Bleaden 21 Great Britain GBR
AC Jarl Jakobsson 27 Finland FIN
AC George Barber 23 Canada CAN
AC Svend Langkjær 21 Denmark DEN
AC Henri Jardin 26 France FRA
AC Alfred Motté 20 France FRA
AC Léon Dupont 26 Belgium BEL
AC Arthur Mallwitz 27 Germany GER
AC Sigmund Muenz 26 United States USA