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Athletics at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Colombes Olympic Stadium, Colombes
Date Started: July 8, 1924
Date Finished: July 9, 1924

Gold: USA Dan Kinsey
Silver: RSA Sid Atkinson
Bronze: SWE Sten Pettersson


The final came down to a close finish between [Dan Kinsey] (USA) and [Sydney Atkinson] (RSA). Atkinson had a slight lead at the 10th hurdle, but clipped it with his foot, stumbled, and lost out on the run-in. [Karl Anderson] (USA) had been near the leaders coming to the ninth hurdle, but hit it hard and fell to the track, although he got up and finished the race. [George Guthrie] (USA) finished in third place but was disqualified for knocking over three hurdles, giving the bronze medal to Sweden’s [Sten Pettersson].

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Dan Kinsey 22 United States USA Gold
2 Sid Atkinson 23 South Africa RSA Silver
3 Sten Pettersson 21 Sweden SWE Bronze
4 Carl-Axel Christiernsson 26 Sweden SWE
5 Karl Anderson 23 United States USA
AC George Guthrie 20 United States USA
3 h1 r2/3 Pitch Johnson 23 United States USA
3 h2 r2/3 Fred Gaby 29 Great Britain GBR
3 h3 r2/3 Gabriel Sempé 23 France FRA
4 h1 r2/3 Oscar, Ridder van Rappard 28 Netherlands NED
4 h2 r2/3 Otakar Jandera 26 Czechoslovakia TCH
4 h3 r2/3 Eric Harrison 31 Great Britain GBR
5 h1 r2/3 Gilbert Allart 21 France FRA
5 h2 r2/3 Willi Moser 30 Switzerland SUI
5 h3 r2/3 Henri Thorsen 30 Denmark DEN
3 h1 r1/3 Leopold Partridge 22 Great Britain GBR
3 h2 r1/3 Alfredo Ugarte Chile CHI
3 h3 r1/3 Victor Moriaud 23 Switzerland SUI
3 h5 r1/3 Sydney Pierce 23 Canada CAN
3 h6 r1/3 Louis Lundgren 23 Denmark DEN
3 h8 r1/3 David, Lord Burghley 19 Great Britain GBR
4 h1 r1/3 Lau Spel 23 Netherlands NED
4 h3 r1/3 Warren Montabone 20 Canada CAN
4 h5 r1/3 Ioannis Talianos Greece GRE
4 h8 r1/3 László Muskát 21 Hungary HUN
5 h1 r1/3 Tibor Püspöki 23 Hungary HUN
5 h5 r1/3 Cheruvari Lakshmanan 26 India IND
5 h6 r1/3 Francisco Contreras Mexico MEX
6 h1 r1/3 Alberto Byington 21 Brazil BRA
AC h2 r1/3 Guillermo Newberry 25 Argentina ARG DNF
AC h4 r1/3 Henri Bernard 23 France FRA