The Fourth Olympiad London 1908 - page 8

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CHAPTER III.
PROGRAMME AND PRIZES OF THE OLYMPIC
GAMES OF
1908
IN LONDON.
As approved at The Hague Conference of 1907.
!.-Programme of Events.
ATHLETICS.*
In
the Stadium, commencing July 13, 1908.
Entries close June 12, 1908.
Prizes in each Event:-
1st Prize.
2nd
,,
Gold Olympic
l\f
edal.
Silver
3rd
,,
Bronze
100 fetres, Flat (109·3 Yards)
200
(218·6
)
400
(437·2
)
800
(874·4
)
1,500 "
"(1,639·5
)
110 Metres, Hurdle (120·2 Yards)
400
(437·2
)
3,200 ,,
Steeplechase (3497"6 Yards)
5 Miles Run (8 Kilometres) ..
10 Miles Walk (16
Marathon Race, about 25 Miles (about 40 Kilometres), on July 24, 1908
Standing Broad Jump
High
Running Broad Jump
High
Hop, Step, and Jump
Pole Jump
Throwing the Hammer
Putting the \Veight ..
Tug-of-War. Teams of Eight
3 \file Team Race (4·8 Kilometres) ..
10 to enter, 5 to run, 3 to count.
3,500 Metres Walk (3,825 Yards)
Discus.
I.
Free Style
II. As at Athens
Javelin.
I.
Free Style
II.
With the Javelin held in the Middle
Relay Race, 1,600 :Metres (r,749·8 Yards)
Maximum
• o. of Com·
petitvr~ from
each Country
I2
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
3 teams
1
team
12
12
12
12
12
1
team
Teams of four with four reserves: Two at 200 fetrcs (218·726
Yards), one at 400 ?.Ietres (437°452 Yards), one at 800 :'lletres
(874·904 Yards).
*
In all cases the :figures in brackets are approximate. The various events
of the Olympic Games of 1908 are described in this Report in the order in which
they appear in the Programme printed above.
1,2,4-5,6-7 9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,...109
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