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Equestrian at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Jumping

Show jumping
at the Games of the II Olympiad
DateMay 29
Competitors37 from 5 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
Equestrian at the
1900 Summer Olympics
High jump
Long jump
Hacks and hunter combined
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The jumping event at the 1900 Summer Olympics Equestrian competition was similar to the modern event. The course was 850 metres long with 22 jumps, including a double jump and a triple jump as well as a 4-metre water jump. 45 competitors entered, though only 37 competed. Some information is known on 10 of the competitors, though of the rest all that can be deduced from the nationalities of the entrants is that, of the remaining unknowns that did compete, at most 1 was a Russian, up to 3 were Italian, at least 3 and up to 9 were Belgian, and between 14 and 20 were French.

Place Rider Horse Time


22x20px Aimé Haegeman (BEL) Benton II



22x20px Georges van der Poële (BEL) Winsor Squire



22x20px Louis de Champsavin (FRA) Terpsichore



22x20px Count d'Havrincourt (FRA) Mavourneen


22x20px Maurice Jéhin[1] (FRA) Bistouri


22x20px Henri Leclerc (FRA) Extra-Dry


22x20px Henri Leclerc (FRA) Gilles


22x20px Hermann John Mandl (USA) Unknown


22x20px Napoléon Murat[2] (FRA) Arcadius


22x20px Unknown (FRA) Tip-Top


27 other competitors


  1. That Jéhin rode Bistouri, a horse which he owned, is presumed by de Wael.
  2. De Wael notes that it is uncertain if Murat actually was the rider, but argues for it on the basis that Murat was the owner of Arcadius and is known to have ridden in other events


  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Equestrian 1900". Accessed 19 January 2006. Available electronically at [1].
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0. 


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