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Men: 100m

Date: 30 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Percy Williams CAN 10.8
2 Jack London GBR 10.9
3 Georg Lammers GER 10.9
4 Frank Wykoff USA 11.0
5 Wilfred Legg RSA 11.0
6 Robert McAllister USA 11.0
Semi-finals
7 Hubert Houben GER 10.7
7 Henry Russell USA 10.8

Men: 200m

Date: 1 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Percy Williams CAN 21.8
2 Walter Rangeley GBR 21.9
3 Helmut Kornig GER 21.9
4 Jackson Scholz USA 21.9
5 John Fitzpatrick CAN 22.1
6 Jakob Schuller GER 22.2
Semi-finals
7 Henry Cumming USA 22.1
7 Charles Paddock USA

Men: 400m

Date: 3 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Raymond Barbuti USA 47.8
2 James Ball CAN 48.0
3 Joachim Buchner GER 48.2
4 John Rinkel GBR 48.4
5 Werner "Harry" Storz GER 48.8
6 Herman Phillips USA 49.0
Semi-finals
7 Alexander Wilson CAN 49.2
7 Laszlo Barsi HUN 49.2

Men: 800m

Date: 31 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Douglas Lowe GBR 1:51.8
2 Erik Bylehn SWE 1:52.8
3 Hermann Engelhard GER 1:53.2
4 Philip Edwards CAN 1:54.0
5 Lloyd Hahn USA 1:54.2
6 Seraphin Martin FRA 1:54.6
7 Earl Fuller USA 1:55.0
8 Jean Keller FRA 1:57.0

Men: 1500m

Date: 2 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Harri Larva FIN 3:53.2
2 Jules Ladoumegue FRA 3:53.8
3 Eino Purje FIN 3:56.4
4 Hans-Georg Wichmann GER 3:56.8
5 Cyril Ellis GBR 3:57.6
6 Paul Martin SUI 3:58.4
7 Helmut Krause GER 3:59.0
8 Adolf Kittel TCH 4:00.4

Men: 5000m

Date: 3 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Ville Ritola FIN 14:38.0
2 Paavo Nurmi FIN 14:40.0
3 Edvin Wide SWE 14:41.2
4 Leo Lermond USA 14:50.0
5 Ragnar Magnusson SWE 14:59.6
6 Armas Kinnunen FIN 15:02.0
7 Stanislavs Petkevic LAT
8 Herbert Johnston GBR

Men: 10000m

Date: 29 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Paavo Nurmi FIN 30:18.8
2 Ville Ritola FIN 30:19.4
3 Edvin Wide SWE 31:00.8
4 Jean-Gunnar Lindgren SWE 31:26.0
5 Arthur Muggeridge GBR 31:31.8
6 Ragnar Magnusson SWE 31:37.2
7 Toivo Loukola FIN 31:39.0
8 Kalle Matilainen FIN 31:45.0

Men: 110m Hurdles

Date: 1 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Sydney Atkinson RSA 14.8
2 Steve Anderson USA 14.8
3 John Collier USA 14.9
4 Leighton Dye USA 14.9
5 George Weightman-Smith RSA 15.0
6 Frederick Gaby GBR 15.2
Semi-finals
7 David (Lord) Burghley GBR
7 Sten Pettersson SWE
7 Eric Wennstrom SWE 14.9

Men: 400m Hurdles

Date: 30 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 David (Lord) Burghley GBR 53.4
2 Frank Cuhel USA 53.6
3 Morgan Taylor USA 53.6
4 Sten Pettersson SWE 53.8
5 Thomas Livingstone-Learmonth GBR 54.2
6 Luigi Facelli ITA 55.8
Semi-finals
7 Roger Viel FRA
7 John Gibson USA 54.4

Men: 3000m Steeplechase

Date: 4 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Toivo Loukola FIN 9:21.8
2 Paavo Nurmi FIN 9:31.2
3 Ove Andersen FIN 9:35.6
4 Nils Eklof SWE 9:38.0
5 Henri Dartigues FRA 9:40.0
6 Lucien Duquesne FRA 9:40.6
7 Melvin Dalton USA
8 William Spencer USA

Men: 4x100m Relay

Date: 5 August 1928

Men: 4x400m Relay

Date: 5 August 1928

Women: 100m

Date: 31 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Betty Robinson USA 12.2
2 Fanny Rosenfeld CAN 12.3
3 Ethel Smith CAN 12.3
4 Erna Steinberg GER 12.4
5 Myrtle Cook CAN
5 Helene Schmidt GER
Semi-finals
7 Georgette Gagneux FRA
7 Edith Robinson AUS
7 Florence Bell CAN

Women: 800m

Date: 2 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Lina Radke GER 2:16.8
2 Kinue Hitomi JPN 2:17.6
3 Inga Gentzel SWE 2:18.8
4 Jean Thompson CAN 2:21.4
5 Fanny Rosenfeld CAN 2:22.4
6 Florence McDonald USA 2:22.6
7 Marie Dollinger GER 2:23.0
8 Gertruda Kilosowna POL 2:28.0

Women: 4x100m Relay

Date: 5 August 1928

Men: Marathon

Date: 5 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Time
1 Boughera El Ouafi FRA 2:32:57
2 Manuel Plaza CHI 2:33:23
3 Martti Marttelin FIN 2:35:02
4 Kanematsu Yamada JPN 2:35:29
5 Joie Ray USA 2:36:04
6 Seiichiro Tsuda JPN 2:36:20
7 Yrjo Korholin-Koski FIN 2:36:40
8 Samuel Ferris GBR 2:37:41

Men: High Jump

Date: 29 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Robert King USA 1.94m [6' 4 ½"]
2 Benjamin Hedges USA 1.91m [6' 3 ¼"]
3 Claude Menard FRA 1.91m [6' 3 ¼"]
4 Simeon Toribio PHI 1.91m [6' 3 ¼"]
5 Harold Osborn USA 1.91m [6' 3 ¼"]
6 Kazuo Kimura JPN 1.88m [6' 2"]
7 Mikio Oda JPN 1.88m [6' 2"]
7 Charles McGinnis USA 1.88m [6' 2"]
7 Andre Cherrier FRA 1.88m [6' 2"]
7 Pierre Lewden FRA 1.88m [6' 2"]

Men: Pole Vault

Date: 1 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Sabin Carr USA 4.20m [13' 9 ¼"]
2 William Droegemuller USA 4.10m [13' 5 ½"]
3 Charles McGinnis USA 3.95m [12' 11 ½"]
4 Victor Pickard CAN 3.95m [12' 11 ½"]
5 Lee Barnes USA 3.95m [12' 11 ½"]
6 Yonataro Nakazawa JPN 3.90m [12' 9 ½"]
7 Henry Lindblad SWE 3.90m [12' 9 ½"]
8 Janos Karlovits HUN 3.80m [12' 5 ½"]

Men: Long Jump

Date: 31 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Edward Hamm USA 7.73m [25' 4 ¼"]
2 Sylvio Cator HAI 7.58m [24' 10 ½"]
3 Alfred Bates USA 7.40m [24' 3 ¼"]
4 Willi Meier GER 7.39m [24' 3"]
5 Erich Kochermann GER 7.35m [24' 1 ¼"]
6 Hannes de Boer NED 7.32m [24' ¼"]
7 Edward Gordon USA 7.32m [24' ¼"]
8 Eric Svensson SWE 7.29m [23' 11"]

Men: Triple Jump

Date: 2 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Mikio Oda JPN 15.21m [49' 10 ¾"]
2 Levi Casey USA 15.17m [49' 9 ¼"]
3 Vilho "Ville" Tuulos FIN 15.11m [49' 7"]
4 Chuhei Nambu JPN 15.01m [49' 3"]
5 Toimi Tulikoura FIN 14.70m [48' 2 ¾"]
6 Erkki Jarvinen FIN 14.65m [48' ¾"]
7 Willem Peters NED 14.55m [47' 8 ¾"]
8 Vaino Rainio FIN 14.41m [47' 3 ¼"]

Men: Shot Put

Date: 29 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 John Kuck USA 15.87m [52' ¾"]
2 Herman Brix USA 15.75m [51' 8"]
3 Emil Hirschfeld GER 15.72m [51' 7"]
4 Eric Krenz USA 14.99m [49' 2 ¼"]
5 Armas Wahlstedt FIN 14.69m [48' 2 ¼"]
6 Wilhelm Uebler GER 14.69m [48' 2 ¼"]
7 Harlow Rothert USA 14.68m [48' 2"]
8 Jozsef Daranyi HUN 14.35m [47' 1"]

Men: Discus Throw

Date: 1 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Bud Houser USA 47.32m [155' 3"]
2 Antero Kivi FIN 47.23m [154' 11 ½"]
3 James Corson USA 47.10m [154' 6 ¼"]
4 Harald Stenerud NOR 45.80m [150' 3 ¼"]
5 John Anderson USA 44.87m [147' 2 ½"]
6 Eino Kentta FIN 44.17m [144' 11"]
7 Ernst Paulus GER 44.15m [144' 10 ¼"]
8 Johan Trandem NOR 43.97m [144' 3"]

Men: Hammer Throw

Date: 30 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Patrick O'Callaghan IRL 51.39m [168' 7 ¼"]
2 Ossian Skiold SWE 51.29m [168' 3 ¼"]
3 Edmund Black USA 49.03m [160' 10 ¼"]
4 Armando Poggioli ITA 48.37m [158' 8 ¼"]
5 Donald Gwinn USA 47.15m [154' 8 ¼"]
6 Frank Connor USA 46.75m [153' 4 ½"]
7 Federico Kleger ARG 46.61m [152' 11"]
8 Ricardo Bayer CHI 46.34m [152' ½"]

Men: Javelin Throw

Date: 2 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Erik Lundqvist SWE 66.60m [218' 6"]
2 Béla Szepes HUN 65.26m [214' 1 ¼"]
3 Olav Sunde NOR 63.97m [209' 10 ½"]
4 Paavo Liettu FIN 63.86m [209' 6 ¼"]
5 Bruno Schlokat GER 63.40m [208' 0"]
6 Eino Penttila FIN 63.20m [207' 4 ¼"]
7 Stanley Lay NZL 62.89m [206' 4"]
8 Johan Meimer EST 61.46m [201' 7 ¾"]

Women: High Jump

Date: 5 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Ethel Catherwood CAN 1.59m [5' 2 ½"]
2 Lien Gisolf NED 1.56m [5' 1 ½"]
3 Mildred Wiley USA 1.56m [5' 1 ½"]
4 Jean Shiley USA 1.51m [4' 11 ½"]
5 Marjorie Clark RSA 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]
6 Helma Notte GER 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]
7 Inge Braumuller GER 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]
7 Catherine Maguire USA 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]
7 Louise Stevens BEL 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]
7 Marion Holley USA 1.48m [4' 10 ¼"]

Women: Discus Throw

Date: 31 July 1928

Rank Name Nation Distance
1 Halina Konopacka POL 39.62m [129' 11 ¾"]
2 Lillian Copeland USA 37.08m [121' 7 ¾"]
3 Ruth Svedberg SWE 35.92m [117' 10 ¼"]
4 Milly Reuter GER 35.86m [117' 7 ¾"]
5 Grete Heublein GER 35.56m [116' 8"]
6 Liesl Perkaus AUT 33.54m [110' ½"]
7 MayBelle Reichardt USA 33.52m [109' 11 ¾"]
8 Genowefa Kobielska POL 32.72m [107' 4 ¼"]

Men: Decathlon

Date: 3 August 1928 / 4 August 1928

Rank Name Nation Points
1 Paavo Yrjola FIN 8053.290
2 Akilles Jarvinen FIN 7931.500
3 Kenneth Doherty USA 7706.650
4 James Stewart USA 7624.135
5 Thomas Churchill USA 7417.115
6 Helge Jansson SWE 7286.285
7 Ludwig Vesely AUT 7274.850
8 Albert Andersson SWE 7109.635
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Original data entry by Michael Churchill (GBR)
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