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Encyclopedia > Rowing at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Olympic Rowing at the 1920 Summer Olympics, the first Olympics after World War I, was marked by the arrival of future triple Gold Medalists John B. Kelly, Sr., Jack Beresford and Paul Costello. Kelly and Beresford would stage a dramatic dual for the singles title, with Kelly prevailing. Immediately after his victory, Kelly would step into the double with his cousin Costello, and easily win the gold in that event. Beresford, though he didn't win Gold in these Olympics, would medal at five straight Olympics. The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... John B. Kelly, Sr. ... Jack Beresford, (1899-December 3, 1977) one of the most accomplished rowers of his generation, he won medals at 5 straight Olympics, which was an Olympic record in rowing (since tied by Steven Redgrave). ... Paul Costello was a triple Olympic Gold Medal winner in rowing and he was the first person to win a gold medal in the same event, the double scull (2x), at three consecutive Olympics. ...


In the 8 man boat, the United States was represented by the United States Naval Academy. The United States would be represented by University crews at the next 7 games in the 8, winning each time. The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps and is located in Annapolis, Maryland. ...

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Single Scull (1x)

Place Country Athlete Time
1 USA John B. Kelly, Sr. 7:35.0 min
2 GBR Jack Beresford 7:36.0 min
3 NZL D. Clarence Hadfield d'Arcy 7:48.0 min


John B. Kelly, Sr. ... Jack Beresford, (1899-December 3, 1977) one of the most accomplished rowers of his generation, he won medals at 5 straight Olympics, which was an Olympic record in rowing (since tied by Steven Redgrave). ...


Double Scull (2x)

Place Country Athletes Time
1 USA Paul Costello
John B. Kelly, Sr.
7:09.0 min
2 ITA Pietro Annoni
Erminio Dones
7:19.0 min
3 FRA Gaston Giran
Alfred Plé
7:21.0 min


Paul Costello was a triple Olympic Gold Medal winner in rowing and he was the first person to win a gold medal in the same event, the double scull (2x), at three consecutive Olympics. ... John B. Kelly, Sr. ... ... The French Republic or France (French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. ...


Pair with Coxswain (2+)

Place Country Athletes Time
1 ITA Ercole Olgeni
Giovanni Scatturin
Guido de Filip
7:56.0 min
2 FRA Gabriel Poix
Maurice Bouton
Ernest Barberolle
7:57.0 min
3 SUI Edouard Candeveau
Alfred Felber
Paul Piaget
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... The French Republic or France (French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. ... Swiss redirects here; for other uses of that term, see Swiss (disambiguation) The Swiss Confederation or Switzerland is a landlocked federal state in Europe, with neighbours Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. ...


Four with Coxswain (4+)

Place Country Athletes Time
1 SUI Willy Brüderlin
Max Rudolf
Paul Rudolf
Hans Walter
Paul Staub
6:54.0 min
2 USA Kenneth Myers
Carl Otto Klose
Franz Federschmidt
Erich Federschmidt
Sherman Clark
6:58.0 min
3 NOR Birger Var
Theodor Klem
Henry Larsen
Per Gulbrandsen
Thoralf Hagen
7:02.0 min


Swiss redirects here; for other uses of that term, see Swiss (disambiguation) The Swiss Confederation or Switzerland is a landlocked federal state in Europe, with neighbours Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. ... Max Rudolf (1902-1994) was a German conductor who spent most of his career in the United States. ... Henry Larsen (September 30, 1899 – October 29, 1964) was a Canadian Arctic explorer. ...


Eight (8+)

Place Country Athletes Time
1 USA Virgil Jacomini, Edwin Graves, William Jordan, Edward Moore, Allen Sandborn, Donald Johnston, Vincent Gallagher, Clyde King, Sherman Clark 6:02.6 min
2 GBR Ewart Horsfall, Guy Nickalls, Richard Lucas, Walter James, John Campbell, Sebastian Earl, Ralph Shove, Sidney Swann, Robin Johnstone 6:05.0 min
3 NOR Theodor Nag, Conrad Olsen, Adolf Nilsen, Hakon Ellingsen, Thore Michelsen, Arne Mortensen, Karl Nag, Tollef Tollefsen, Thoralf Hagen 6:36.0 min



Events at the 1920 Summer Olympics (Antwerp)

Archery | Athletics | Boxing | Cycling | Equestrian | Fencing | Figure Skating (on ice) | Football | Gymnastics | Hockey | Ice Hockey | Modern Pentathlon | Polo | Rowing | Rugby | Sailing | Shooting | Swimming | Tennis | Tug of War | Weightlifting | Wrestling The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The Cathedral of our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp) in the Handschoenmarkt, in the old quarter of Antwerp is the largest cathedral in the Low Countries and home to a number of triptychs by Belgian Baroque painter Rubens. ... Archery at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp marked the return of the sport after a 12-year absence following it not being contested in the 1912 Summer Olympics and the cancellation of the 1916 Summer Olympics due to World War I. The only competitors were men, and from only... At the 1920 Summer Olympics, 30 athletics events were contested. ... Final results for the Boxing competition at the 1920 Summer Olympics // Medals Results Flyweight (-50. ... The Equestrian Events at the 1920 Antwerp Olympics included Eventing (individual and team medals), Show Jumping (team medals) and Vaulting (team medals). ... At the 1920 Summer Olympics, six fencing events were contested. ... At the 1920 Summer Olympics, three figure skating events were contested. ... In the football tournament at the 1920 Summer Olympics, held in Antwerp, Belgium won the gold medal while Spain won the silver. ... Final results for the Hockey competition at the 1920 Summer Olympics: Only a men competition occurred that year. ... Ice Hockey was introduced to the Olympic Games in the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... The Modern Pentathlon at the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... At the 1920 Summer Olympics, nine swimming events were contested. ... Final results for the Tennis competition at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. ... Mens competition British Tug of War star Robert Spear was disqualified in the 1920 Olympics for being too aggressive when he jerked the rope and pulled an opponents arm out of the socket. ...

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