Who won the most medals in the 1912 Olympics?

Who won the 1912 Olympic marathon?

Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men’s marathon

Men’s marathon at the Games of the V Olympiad
Competitors 68 from 19 nations
Winning time 2:36:54.8 OR
Ken McArthur South Africa Christian Gitsham South Africa Gaston Strobino United States

Who was the major star in the 1912 Olympics?

The star of the 1912 Olympics was American Jim Thorpe. Entered in four events, he began slowly with a fourth-place finish in the high jump and a seventh-place finish in the long jump. In the pentathlon and decathlon, however, Thorpe dominated the events to win two gold medals.

Who is the slowest person in the world?

Shizo Kanakuri

Shizō Kanakuri returning from the 1924 Olympics
Personal information
Native name 金栗 四三
Nationality Japan
Born 20 August 1891 Nagomi, Kumamoto, Japan

How did Jim Thorpe lose his medals?

Although he would continue to write his legacy as an athlete nonpareil, he was stripped of his gold medals in 1913 after it was discovered he had violated amateur rules by being paid to play minor league baseball in 1909 and 1910.

Who won the 1928 Olympics?

Medal count

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States 22
2 Germany 10
3 Finland 8
4 Sweden 7
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