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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
Rank Name Nation Time
1 Frank Wykoff; James Quinn; Charles Borah; Henry Russell USA 41.0
2 Georg Lammers; Richard Corts; Hubert Houben; Helmut Kornig GER 41.2
3 Cyril Gill; Edward Smouha; Walter Rangeley; Jack London GBR 41.8
4 Andre Mourlon; Gilbert Auvergne; Andre Cerbonney; Pierre Dufau FRA 42.0
5 Emmanuel Goldsmith; Hans Niggl; Willy Tschopp; Willy Weibel SUI 42.6
6 George Hester; Percy Williams; Ralph Adams; John Fitzpatrick CAN
Heats
7 Enrico Torre; Giuseppe Castelli; Edgardo Toetti; Franco Reyser ITA
7 Paul Brochart; Willy Dujardin; Adolphe Groscol; Fred Zinner BEL
7 Chuhei Nambu; Iwao Aizawa; Mikio Oda; Tatsuo Toki JPN
Men: 4x400m Relay
Date: 5 August 1928
Rank Name Nation Time
1 George Baird; Fred Alderman; Emerson Spencer; Raymond Barbuti USA 3:14.2
2 Otto Neumann; Werner "Harry" Storz; Richard Krebs; Hermann Engelhard GER 3:14.8
3 James Ball; Stanley Glover; Philip Edwards; Alexander Wilson CAN 3:15.4
4 Bertil von Wachenfeldt; Bjorn Kugelberg; Erik Bylehn; Sten Pettersson SWE 3:15.8
5 Douglas Lowe; John Rinkel; Roger Leigh-Wood; William Craner GBR 3:16.4
6 Georges Dupont; Georges Krotoff; Joseph Jackson; Rene Feger FRA 3:19.4
Heats
7 Antal Odri; Laszlo Barsi; Laszlo Magdics; Mor Gero HUN
7 Ettore Tavernari; Giacomo Carlini; Guido Cominotto; Luigi Facelli ITA
7 Alfonso Garcia; Jesus Moraila; Luciano Iturbe; Victor Villasenor MEX
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
Rank Name Nation Time
1 Fanny Rosenfeld; Ethel Smith; Florence Bell; Myrtle Cook CAN 48.4
2 Mary Washburn; Jessie Cross; Loretta McNeil; Betty Robinson USA 48.8
3 Rosa Kellner; Helene Schmidt; Anni Holdmann; Helene Junker GER 49.0
4 Georgette Gagneux; Yolande Plancke; Marguerite Radideau; Lucienne Velu FRA 49.6
5 Mechelina Aengenendt; Maria Briejer; Jeannette Grooss; Elisabeth ter Horst NED 49.8
6 Luisa Bonfanti; Giannina Marchini; Derna Pollazzo; Vittorina Vivenza ITA 53.6
Heats
7 Juliette Segers; Leontine Stevens; Rose Van Crombrugge; Elise Van Truyen BEL
7 Inga Gentzel; Emy Pettersson; Maud Sundberg; Ruth Svedberg SWE
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