Sport-Olympic.com

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

All Athletics Menu

1912 Olympic Games Stockholm, Sweden - Men's Javelin Throw Both Hands

 

 

Host City: Stockholm, Sweden  
Date Started: July 9, 1912  
Date Finished: July 9, 1912  
(Competitors: 14; Countries: 4)  
    Venue(s): Stockholm Olympic Stadium, Stockholm
Overview by IAAF   1912_olympic_stadium2.jpg 
The two hands competition was held two days after the main event, and Lemming was favourite to win. However, the Finns were far superior with their weaker arms than the Swede, and took all three of the places for the final. Having guaranteed a clean sweep they decided not to compete further, and the qualifying round result stood. Even at his best it is doubtful if Lemming would have won; two months later he broke his Swedish record in a “both arms” competition, and managed 44.15 with his weaker arm, to total 106.47.
       
Summary by Sports-reference.com      
This was the only time this event was held at the Olympics. There is no known world record for the event at the time of the 1912 Olympics. In the scheduled final, the three qualifiers were to have had three further throws with each hand, with the best of each hand being totalled. When all three finalists were from Finland, they elected not to contest a final. The officials agreed with this decision and allowed the results of the qualifying round to count as the final results. Julius Saaristo's winning right-handed throw of 61.00 broke the Olympic record set by Eric Lemming (60.64) in winning the single-arm javelin throw three days earlier. Lemming, who had won the one-handed competition, and the Olympic gold medal in 1906 and 1908, finished only fourth. He was second to Saaristo with the right hand, but threw very poorly with his left hand, placing only 9th of the 14 competitors with that hand.
 
        Results          
Saaristo, who had taken the silver medal in the one-handed event, won the two-handed event, leading a Finnish medal sweep. When three Finnish throwers made the finals, the three agreed to let the results stand as they were and not throw during the finals round.
Javelin Throw Both Hands Men     Final 9 July        
                   
Rank Mark     Athlete Country NOC Age   Notes
1 109.42     Julius Saaristo Finland FIN 20    
2 101.13     Väinö Siikaniemi Finland FIN 25    
3 100.24     Urho Peltonen Finland FIN 19    
4 98.59     Eric Lemming Sweden SWE 32    
5 96.92     Arne Halse Norway NOR 24    
6 93.12     Richard Åbrink Sweden SWE 23    
7 92.82     Daniel Johansen Norway NOR 27    
8 88.90     Otto Nilsson Sweden SWE 32    
9 88.54     Juho Halme Finland FIN 23    
10 87.17     Arvid Ohrling Sweden SWE 35    
11 86.80     Sten Hagander Sweden SWE 20    
12 86.39     Mór Kóczán Hungary HUN 27    
13 85.80     William Krigsman Sweden SWE 25    
14 84.96     Hilding Sonne Sweden SWE 22    
 Detailed List
 
Place Athlete Preliminary Final Best mark
total
1 2 3 Total Rank 4 5 6
Med 1.png  Julius Saaristo (FIN) 57.64 59.88 61.00 109.42 1st Not held 109.42
48.42
Med 2.png  Väinö Siikaniemi (FIN) 54.09 101.13 2nd 101.13
43.76 45.09 47.04
Med 3.png  Urho Peltonen (FIN) 53.22 53.58 100.24 3rd 100.24
46.30 46.63 46.66
 
4  Eric Lemming (SWE) 52.23 58.33 98.59 4th   98.59
35.78 40.26
5  Arne Halse (NOR) 52.05 55.05 96.92 5th 96.92
41.48 41.87
6  Richard Åbrink (SWE) 48.78 50.04 93.12 6th 93.12
41.71 43.08
7  Daniel Johansen (NOR) 48.38 48.78 92.82 7th 92.82
40.99 43.19 44.04
8  Otto Nilsson (SWE) 48.24 50.21 88.90 8th 88.90
38.69
9  Juho Halme (FIN) 52.76 54.90 88.54 9th 88.54
33.64
10  Arvid Ohrling (SWE) 46.51 87.17 10th 87.17
40.66
11  Sten Hagander (SWE) 42.58 46.39 86.80 11th 86.80
37.68 40.41
12  Mór Kóczán (HUN) 55.74 86.39 12th 66.69
29.23 30.65
13  Anders Krigsman (SWE) 43.78 46.85 85.80 13th 85.80
36.09 38.95
14  Karl Sonne (SWE) 49.48 84.96 14th 84.96
33.52 36.00 36.48
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Real time web analytics, Heat map tracking

Olympic Games

Full

Results

All Events

 

Athletics in Olympic Games

Full RESULTS

All ATHLETICS

Events

189619001904190619081912192019241928193219361948195219561960196419681972197619801984198819921996200020042008201220162016
You are here: Home Athletics Olympic Games (Athletics) 1912 Stockholm 1912 Olympic Games Stockholm, Sweden - Men's Javelin Throw Both Hands