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1912 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1912 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1912 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1912 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. Athletes on this list include Jim Thorpe and Duke Kahanamoku.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1912 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1912 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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  • 1

    Åke Lundeberg

    Men's 100 metre single-shot running deer, Men's 100 metre double-shot running deer

    Date Of Birth1888-12-14

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre running deer, single shots,Shooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre running deer, double shots

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 2

    Albert Gutterson

    Men's Long jump

    Date Of Birth1887-08-23

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's long jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 3

    Albert Zürner

    Men's 3 metre springboard, Men's 10 metre platform

    Olympic CountryGermany

    Date Of Birth1890-01-30

    Place Of BirthHamburg,Germany,Europe,Western Europe,Earth

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionDiving at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's 3 metre springboard,Diving at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform

    Olympic Medalist Games1908 Summer Olympics,1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1912 Summer Olympics,1908 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 4

    Alberto Braglia

    Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

    Date Of Birth1883-03-23

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's artistic individual all-around

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1908 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 5

    Albin Stenroos

    Men's Marathon, Men's Athletics

    Date Of Birth1889-02-25

    Place Of BirthVehmaa,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's marathon,Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 10000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1924 Summer Olympics,1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 6

    Alfred Lane

    Men's 25m rapid fire pistol, Men's 50m pistol

    Date Of Birth1891-09-26

    Place Of BirthNew York City,United States of America,New York

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol,Shooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre pistol,Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 metre pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 7

    Alfred Swahn

    Men's 100 metre single-shot running deer, Men's 100 metre double-shot running deer

    Date Of Birth1879-08-20

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre running deer, single shots,Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre running deer, single shots,Shooting at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre running deer

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • 8

    Alma Richards

    Men's High jump

    Date Of Birth1890-02-20

    Place Of BirthParowan,Utah,Iron County,United States of America,United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's high jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 9

    André Gobert

    Men's Tennis, Indoor Singles

    Date Of Birth1890-09-14

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

    NationalityFrance

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's Indoor Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

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  • 10

    Armas Taipale

    Men's Discus throw, Two Handed Discus Throw

    Date Of Birth1890-07-27

    Place Of BirthHelsinki,Finland,Southern Finland,Uusimaa,Helsinki-Tallin Euregio

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw,Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's two handed discus throw,Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1920 Summer Olympics,1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 11

    Arnold Jackson

    Men's Athletics, 1500m

    Date Of Birth1891-04-05

    Place Of BirthAddlestone,United Kingdom,England,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 12

    Axel Nordlander

    Eventing, individual

    Date Of Birth1879-09-21

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Individual eventing

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 13

    Carl Bonde

    Dressage, individual

    Date Of Birth1872-04-28

    Place Of BirthStockholm,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14

    Carl Osburn

    300m military rifle, three positions

    Date Of Birth1884-05-05

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 300 metre military rifle, three positions,Shooting at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 600 metre free rifle,Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Military rifle, standing

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 15

    Charles Reidpath

    Men's Athletics, 400m

    Date Of Birth1889-09-20

    Place Of BirthBuffalo,United States of America,New York,Erie County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16

    Charles Winslow

    Men's Tennis, singles

    Olympic CountrySouth Africa

    Date Of Birth1888-08-01

    Place Of BirthQueenstown,South Africa,Eastern Cape,Africa,Southern Africa

    NationalitySouth Africa

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's Outdoor Singles,Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 17

    Claes Johansson

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 75 kg

    Date Of Birth1884-11-04

    Place Of BirthMark Municipality,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight,Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 18

    Duke Kahanamoku

    Men's 100m freestyle

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1890-08-24

    Place Of BirthHonolulu,United States of America,Hawaii,Honolulu County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

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  • 19

    Edith Hannam

    Women's Tennis, Indoor Singles

    Date Of Birth1878-11-28

    Place Of BirthBristol,United Kingdom,England,South West England,United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionTennis at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Women's Indoor Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 20

    Elmer Niklander

    Two Handed Discus Throw, Two Handed Shot Put

    Date Of Birth1890-01-19

    Place Of BirthHausjärvi,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's two handed discus throw,Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's two handed shot put,Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's shot put,Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 21

    Emil Väre

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight

    Date Of Birth1885-09-28

    Place Of BirthKärkölä,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight,Wrestling at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22

    Eric Lemming

    Men's Freestyle Javelin, Men's Javelin throw

    Date Of Birth1880-02-22

    Place Of BirthGothenburg,Sweden,Västra Götaland County,Earth,Europe

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle javelin,Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's javelin throw,Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's javelin throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1908 Summer Olympics,1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 23

    Erik Adlerz

    Men's 10 metre platform, Men's plain high diving

    Olympic CountrySweden

    Date Of Birth1892-07-23

    Place Of BirthStockholm,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionDiving at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform,Diving at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's plain high diving,Diving at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre platform

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1920 Summer Olympics,1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • 24

    Fanny Durack

    Women's 100m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1889-10-27

    Place Of BirthSydney,Australia,New South Wales,Earth,Oceania

    NationalityAustralia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 25

    Ferdinand Bie

    Men's Pentathlon

    Date Of Birth1888-02-16

    Place Of BirthDrammen,Norway,Buskerud,Earth,Europe

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics - Men's pentathlon

    Olympic Medalist Games1912 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal