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Austria at the 1900 Summer Olympics


Austria competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympics are generally kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time.

13 Austrian competitors entered 3 disciplines, with 19 entries across 10 events.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Results by event 2
    • Athletics 2.1
    • Fencing 2.2
    • Swimming 2.3
  • References 3

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Ruberl, KarlKarl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre backstroke
 Silver Wahle, OttoOtto Wahle Swimming men's 1000 metre freestyle
 Silver Wahle, OttoOtto Wahle Swimming men's 200 metre obstacle event
 Bronze Flesch, SiegfriedSiegfried Flesch Fencing sabre
 Bronze Neralić, MilanMilan Neralić Fencing masters sabre
 Bronze Ruberl, KarlKarl Ruberl Swimming men's 200 metre freestyle

Results by event

Athletics

One Austrian athlete competed in two events, not winning any medals in the sport.

Event Place Athlete Final
1500 metres 6th Hermann Wraschtil Unknown
2500 metre steeplechase 5th Hermann Wraschtil Unknown

Fencing

Austria competed for the second time in fencing at the 1900 Games. The Austrian saberists won a pair of bronze medals, the nation's first medals in the sport.

Event Place Fencer Round 1 Quarterfinals Repechage Semifinals Final
Foil 8th Rudolf Brosch Advanced
by jury
To repechage
by jury
Advanced
by jury
4th place
semifinal A
8th place
25-34 van der Stoppen Advanced
by jury
Not advanced
by jury
Did not advance
38-54 Heinrich Rischtoff Not advanced
by jury
Did not advance
Sabre 3rd Siegfried Flesch 1st-4th
in pool
None held 3rd place
semifinal A
3rd place
7th Heinrich von Tenner 1st-4th
in pool
2nd place
semifinal B
7th place
8th Camillo Müller 1st-4th
in pool
2nd place
semifinal A
8th place
9-16 Harstein 1st-4th
in pool
5th-8th
semifinal A
Did not advance
Masters sabre 3rd Milan Neralić 1st-4th
in pool
None held 4th place
semifinal A
3rd place
9-10 Horvath 1st-4th
in pool
5th place
semifinal A
Did not advance

Swimming

Event Place Swimmer Semifinals Final
Men's 200 metre
freestyle
3rd Karl Ruberl 2:22.6
1st, semifinal 5
2:32.0
10th Otto Wahle 2:35.6
1st, semifinal 1
Did not start
Men's 1000 metre
freestyle
2nd Otto Wahle 15:27.0
2nd, semifinal 3
14:43.6
Men's 4000 metre
freestyle
8th Anderlé 1:26:25.6
4th, semifinal 1
Did not finish
Men's 200 metre
backstroke
2nd Karl Ruberl 2:56.0
1st, semifinal 3
2:56.0
Men's 200 metre
obstacle event
2nd Otto Wahle 2:56.0
1st, semifinal 2
2:40.0
4th Karl Ruberl 3:06.0
2nd, semifinal 1
2:51.2
Event Place Swimmer Seconds Metres Score
Men's underwater swimming 13th Anderlé 22.4 23.50 69.4

References

  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "1900 Olympians from Austria". Accessed 11 March 2006. Available electronically at [1].
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