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1896 Summer Olympics Silver Medal Winners

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List of Olympic silver medal winners from the 1896 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1896 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a silver medal should certainly be commended. These famous silver medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1896 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List features James Connolly, Robert Garrett and more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a silver medal at the 1896 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1896 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a silver medal.
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  • 1

    Albert Tyler

    Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1872-01-04

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's pole vault

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 2

    Alexandre Tuffèri

    Men's Triple jump

    Date Of Birth1876-06-08

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's triple jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 3

    Alfred Flatow

    Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Parallel bars

    Date Of Birth1869-10-03

    Place Of BirthGdańsk,Poland,Pomeranian Voivodeship,Earth,Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's parallel bars

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 4

    Antonios Pepanos

    500m Freestyle Men

    Date Of Birth1866

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 500 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 5

    Arthur Blake

    Men's Athletics, 1500m

    Date Of Birth1872-01-26

    Place Of BirthBoston,United States of America,Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 6

    August von Gödrich

    Men's Road cycling, individual road race

    Date Of Birth1859-09-25

    Place Of BirthFulnek,Czech Republic,Earth,Europe,Central Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 7

    Charilaos Vasilakos

    Men's Marathon

    Date Of Birth1877

    Place Of BirthTripoli,Greece,Arcadia,Peloponnese,Europe

    NationalityGreece

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's marathon

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 8

    Demetrios Petrokokkinos

    Men's Tennis, doubles

    Date Of Birth1878-04-17

    Place Of BirthLondon Borough of Redbridge,United Kingdom,London,England,Greater London

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's doubles

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 9

    Dionysios Kasdaglis

    Men's Tennis, singles

    Date Of Birth1872-10-10

    Place Of BirthSalford,United Kingdom,Greater Manchester,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityEgypt

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's singles,Tennis at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's doubles

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 10

    Frederick Keeping

    Men's Track Cycling, 12 Hour Race

    Date Of Birth1867

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 12 hour race

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 11

    Fritz Hoffmann

    Men's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1871-06-19

    Place Of BirthRoßleben,Germany,Thuringia,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metres,Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's rope climbing

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal

  • 12

    Georgios Kolettis

    Men's Track Cycling, 100km

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 kilometres

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 13

    Georgios Orphanidis

    Men's 300m Free Rifle, 3 Positions

    Date Of Birth1859

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 300 metre rifle, three positions,Shooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 14

    Georgios Tsitas

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Open

    Date Of Birth1872

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Open

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 15

    Grantley Goulding

    Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1874-03-23

    Place Of BirthGloucester,United Kingdom,England,Gloucestershire,Europe

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 16

    Henri Callot

    Men's Foil individual

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 17

    Herbert Jamison

    Men's Athletics, 400m

    Date Of Birth1875-07-19

    Place Of BirthPeoria,United States of America,Illinois,Peoria County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 18

    Hermann Weingärtner

    Men's Pommel horse, Men's Horizontal bar

    Date Of Birth1864-08-27

    Place Of BirthFrankfurt,Germany,Brandenburg,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's pommel horse,Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's Vault,Gymnastics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's rings

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal,Bronze medal

  • 19

    Holger Nielsen

    Men's Sabre individual, Men's 30 metre free pistol

    Date Of Birth1866-12-18

    Place Of BirthCopenhagen,Denmark,Europe,Earth,Northern Hemisphere

    NationalityDenmark

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Shooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's free pistol,Shooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 20

    Ioannis Andreou

    1200m Freestyle Men

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 1200 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 21

    Ioannis Frangoudis

    Men's 30 metre free pistol, Men's 25m rapid fire pistol

    Date Of Birth1863

    Place Of BirthLimassol,Cyprus,Earth,Asia,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's free pistol,Shooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol,Shooting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 300 metre rifle, three positions

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal,Silver medal

  • 22

    James Connolly

    Men's Triple jump, Men's High jump

    Date Of Birth1868-10-28

    Place Of BirthBoston,United States of America,Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics - Men's triple jump,Athletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's high jump,Athletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's long jump,Athletics at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's triple jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1900 Summer Olympics,1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 23

    Joanni Perronet

    Masters Foil

    Date Of Birth1877-10-19

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's masters foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 24

    Launceston Elliot

    Heavyweight (Two-handed), Heavyweight One Handed Lift

    Date Of Birth1874-06-09

    Place Of BirthMumbai,India,Maharashtra,Asia,South Asia

    NationalityScotland,United Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's two hand lift,Weightlifting at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's one hand lift

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 25

    Léon Flameng

    Men's Track Cycling, 100km

    Date Of Birth1877-04-30

    Place Of BirthParis,France,Île-de-France,Paris metropolitan area,Europe

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 kilometres,Cycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's sprint,Cycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 kilometres

    Olympic Medalist Games1896 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal