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Men: 100m

Date: 20 July 1908 / 21 July 1908 / 22 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Reggie Walker RSA 10.8
2 James Rector USA 10.9
3 Robert Kerr CAN 11.0
4 Nate Cartmell USA 11.2
Semi-finals
5 William May USA 11.0
5 Harold Huff USA 11.1
5 Lawson Robertson USA 11.2
5 Nathaniel Sherman USA 11.3

Men: 200m

Date: 21 July 1908 / 22 July 1908 / 23 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Robert Kerr CAN 22.6
2 Robert Cloughen USA 22.6
3 Nate Cartmell USA 22.7
4 George Hawkins GBR 22.9
Semi-finals
5 Lionel Reed GBR 22.8
5 Nathaniel Sherman USA 22.9
5 Patrick Roche GBR 22.6
5 William Hamilton USA 22.7

Men: 400m

Date: 21 July 1908 / 22 July 1908 / 25 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Wyndham Halswelle GBR 50.0
2 William Robbins USA
2 John Taylor USA
4 John Carpenter USA
Semi-finals
5 Edwin Montague GBR 49.8
5 Horace Ramey USA 50.5
5 Charles Davies GBR 49.8
5 Louis Sebert CAN 49.5

Men: 800m

Date: 20 July 1908 / 21 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Melvin Sheppard USA 1:52.8
2 Emilio Lunghi ITA 1:54.2
3 Hanns Braun GER 1:55.2
4 Ödön Bodor HUN 1:55.4
5 Theodore Just GBR 1:56.4
6 John Halstead USA
7 Clarke Beard USA
8 Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford GBR

Men: 1500m

Date: 13 July 1908 / 14 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Melvin Sheppard USA 4:03.4
2 Harold Wilson GBR 4:03.6
3 Norman Hallows GBR 4:04.0
4 John Lindsay Tait CAN 4:06.8
5 Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford GBR 4:07.6
6 Joseph Deakin GBR 4:07.9
7 James Sullivan USA
8 Vincent Loney GBR

Men: 5 miles

Date: 15 July 1908 / 18 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Emil Voigt GBR 25:11.2
2 Edward Owen GBR 25:24.0
3 Johan Svanberg SWE 25:37.2
4 Charles Hefferon RSA 25:44.0
5 Arthur Robertson GBR 26:13.0
6 Frederick Meadows CAN
7 John Fitzgerald CAN
8 Frederick Bellars USA

Men: 110m Hurdles

Date: 23 July 1908 / 24 July 1908 / 25 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Forrest Smithson USA 15.0
2 John Garrels USA 15.7
3 Arthur Shaw USA 15.9
4 William Rand USA 16.0
Semi-finals
5 William Knyvett GBR 15.6
5 Cecil Kinahan GBR
5 Alfred Healey GBR 15.9
5 Eric Hussey GBR

Men: 400m Hurdles

Date: 20 July 1908 / 21 July 1908 / 22 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Charles Bacon USA 55.0
2 Harry Hillman USA 55.3
3 Jimmy Tremeer GBR 57.0
4 Leslie Burton GBR 58.0
Semi-finals
5 Harry Coe USA 57.0
5 Frederick Harmer GBR
7 Wyatt Gould GBR
8 G.? Burton GBR
8 Oswald Groenings GBR
8 Evert Koops NED
8 Nándor Kovács HUN

Men: 3200m Steeplechase

Date: 17 July 1908 / 18 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Arthur Russell GBR 10:47.8
2 Arthur Robertson GBR 10:48.8
3 John Eisele USA 11:00.8
4 Guy Holdaway GBR
5 Harold Sewell GBR
6 William Galbraith CAN
Heats
7 Joseph Kinchin GBR
7 Gale Dull USA
7 Massimo Cartasegna ITA
7 James Lightbody USA

Men: 3500m walk

Date: 14 July 1908 / 14 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 George Larner GBR 14:55.0
2 Ernest Webb GBR 15:07.4
3 Harry Kerr NZL 15:43.4
4 George Goulding CAN 15:49.8
5 Arthur Rowland NZL
6 Charles Vestergaard DEN
7 Einar Rothman SWE 17:50.0
8 William Palmer GBR

Men: 10 miles walk

Date: 16 July 1908 / 17 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 George Larner GBR 1:15:57.4
2 Ernest Webb GBR 1:17:31.0
3 Edward Spencer GBR 1:21:20.2
4 Frank Carter GBR 1:21:20.2
5 Ernest Larner GBR 1:24:26.2
6 William Palmer GBR
6 Richard Harrison GBR
8 Harry Kerr NZL

Men: 1600m Relay (200,200,400,800)

Date: 24 July 1908 / 25 July 1908

Men: 3 miles team race

Date: 14 July 1908 / 15 July 1908

Men: Marathon

Date: 24 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Johnny Hayes USA 2:55:18.4
2 Charles Hefferon RSA 2:56:06.0
3 Joseph Forshaw USA 2:57:10.4
4 Alton Welton USA 2:59:44.4
5 William Wood CAN 3:01:44.0
6 Frederick Simpson CAN 3:04:28.2
7 Harry Lawson CAN 3:06:47.2
8 Johan Svanberg SWE 3:07:50.8

Men: High Jump

Date: 21 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Harry Porter USA 6' 3" [1.91m]
2 Con Leahy GBR 6' 2" [1.88m]
2 István Somodi HUN 6' 2" [1.88m]
2 Géo André FRA 6' 2" [1.88m]
5 Herbert Gidney USA 6' 1" [1.85m]
5 Thomas Moffitt USA 6' 1" [1.85m]
7 Norman Patterson USA 6' 0" [1.83m]
8 Axel Hedenlund Jr. SWE

Men: Pole Vault

Date: 24 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Edward Cook USA 12' 2" [3.71m]
1 Alfred Gilbert USA 12' 2" [3.71m]
3 Edward Archibald CAN 11' 9" [3.58m]
3 Charles Jacobs USA 11' 9" [3.58m]
3 Bruno Söderström SWE 11' 9" [3.58m]
6 Sam Bellah USA 11' 6" [3.51m]
6 Georgios Banikas GRE 11' 6" [3.51m]
8 Károly Szathmáry HUN 11' 0" [3.35m]

Men: Long Jump

Date: 22 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Frank Irons USA 24' 6 ½" [7.48m]
2 Daniel Kelly USA 23' 3 ½" [7.10m]
3 Calvin Bricker CAN 23' 3" [7.09m]
4 Edward Cook USA 22' 10 ½" [6.97m]
5 John Brennan USA 22' 6 ¼" [6.86m]
6 Frank Mountpleasant USA 22' 4 ½" [6.82m]
7 Albert Weinstein GER 22' 2 ¾" [6.78m]
8 Timothy Ahearne GBR 22' ½" [6.72m]

Men: Triple Jump

Date: 25 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Timothy Ahearne GBR 48' 11 ¼" [14.92m]
2 Garfield MacDonald CAN 48' 5 ¼" [14.76m]
3 Edvard Larsen NOR 47' 2 ¾" [14.40m]
4 Calvin Bricker CAN 46' 3" [14.10m]
5 Platt Adams USA 46' 2" [14.07m]
6 Frank Mountpleasant USA 45' 10" [13.97m]
7 Karl Fryksdahl SWE 44' 9 ½" [13.65m]
8 John Brennan USA 44' 7" [13.59m]

Men: Standing High Jump

Date: 23 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ray Ewry USA 5' 2" [1.57m]
2 Konstantinos Tsiklitiras GRE 5' 1" [1.55m]
2 John Biller USA 5' 1" [1.55m]
4 LeRoy Holmes USA 5' 0" [1.52m]
5 Platt Adams USA 4' 10" [1.47m]
5 Géo André FRA 4' 10" [1.47m]
5 Alfred Motté FRA 4' 10" [1.47m]
8 Léon Dupont BEL 4' 8" [1.42m]
8 Walter Henderson GBR 4' 8" [1.42m]
8 Wilhelm Blystad NOR 4' 8" [1.42m]
8 Frank Irons USA 4' 8" [1.42m]
8 Svend Langkjær DEN 4' 8" [1.42m]
8 Arthur Mallwitz GER 4' 8" [1.42m]

Men: Standing Long Jump

Date: 20 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ray Ewry USA 10' 11 ¼" [3.33m]
2 Konstantinos Tsiklitiras GRE 10' 7 ¼" [3.23m]
3 Martin Sheridan USA 10' 7" [3.23m]
4 John Biller USA 10' 6 ½" [3.21m]
5 Ragnar Ekberg SWE 10' 5 ¾" [3.19m]
6 Platt Adams USA
6 LeRoy Holmes USA

Men: Shot Put

Date: 16 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ralph Rose USA 46' 7 ½" [14.21m]
2 Dennis Horgan GBR 44' 8 ¼" [13.62m]
3 John Garrels USA 43' 3" [13.18m]
4 Wesley Coe USA 42' 10 ½" [13.07m]
5 Edward Barrett GBR 42' 3 ½" [12.89m]
6 Marquis Horr USA 42' ¾" [12.82m]
7 Jalmari Sauli FIN 41' 3 ¼" [12.58m]
8 Leander Talbott USA 42' 5" [12.93m]

Men: Discus Throw (freestyle)

Date: 16 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Martin Sheridan USA 134' 2" [40.89m]
2 Merritt Giffin USA 133' 6 ½" [40.70m]
3 Marquis Horr USA 129' 5" [39.45m]
4 Verner Järvinen FIN 129' 4 ½" [39.43m]
5 Arthur Dearborn USA 126' 4 ½" [38.52m]
6 Leander Talbott USA
7 György "Juraj" Luntzer HUN 125' 9 ½" [38.34m]
8 André Tison FRA 125' 7 ¾" [38.30m]

Men: Discus Throw (Greek style)

Date: 18 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Martin Sheridan USA 124' 8" [38.00m]
2 Marquis Horr USA 122' 5 ½" [37.33m]
3 Verner Järvinen FIN 119' 8 ¼" [36.48m]
4 Arthur Dearborn USA 116' 11 ½" [35.65m]
5 Mikhail Dorizas GRE
6 Nikolaos Georgantas GRE
7 István Mudin HUN
8 Wilbur Burroughs USA 122' 9 ½" [37.43m]

Men: Hammer Throw

Date: 14 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 John Flanagan USA 170' 4 ¼" [51.92m]
2 Matt McGrath USA 167' 11" [51.18m]
3 Con Walsh CAN 159' 1 ½" [48.50m]
4 Thomas Nicolson GBR 157' 9 ¼" [48.09m]
5 Leander Talbott USA 157' ¼" [47.86m]
6 Marquis Horr USA 154' ¼" [46.95m]
7 Simon Gillis USA 149' 6 ½" [45.58m]
8 Eric Lemming SWE

Men: Javelin Throw

Date: 17 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Eric Lemming SWE 179' 10 ½" [54.83m]
2 Arne Halse NOR 165' 11" [50.57m]
3 Otto Nilsson SWE 154' 6 ¼" [47.10m]
4 Aarne Salovaara FIN 150' 6 ¾" [45.89m]
5 Armas Pesonen FIN 148' 2 ¾" [45.18m]
6 Juho Halme FIN 147' 6" [44.96m]
7 Jalmari Sauli FIN

Men: Javelin Throw (freestyle)

Date: 15 July 1908

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Eric Lemming SWE 178' 7 ½" [54.44m]
2 Mikhail Dorizas GRE 168' 6" [51.36m]
3 Arne Halse NOR 163' 1 ¾" [49.73m]
4 Kharalambos Zouras GRE 159' 5 ¾" [48.61m]
5 Hugo Wieslander SWE
6 Armas Pesonen FIN 151' 2 ¼" [46.08m]
7 Imre Mudin HUN
8 Jalmari Sauli FIN 142' 1" [43.31m]
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Original data entry by Michael Churchill (GBR)
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