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Medals:

  • Gold - first place
  • Silver - second place
  • Bronz - third place

Triple Jump
1896 James Connolly, United States 13.71m.
1900 Meyer Prinstein, United States 14.47m.
1904 Meyer Prinstein, United States 14.35m.
1908 Timothy Ahearne, Great Britain, Ireland 14.92m.
1912 Gustaf Lindblom, Sweden 14.76m.
1920 Vilho Tuulos, Finland 14.50m.
1924 Anthony Winter, Australia 15.525m.
1928 Mikio Oda, Japan 15.21m.
1932 Chuhei Nambu, Japan 15.72m.
1936 Naoto Tajima, Japan 16.00m.
1948 Arne Ahman, Sweden 15.40m.
1952 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil 16.22m.
1956 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil 16.35m.
1960 Jozef Schmidt, Poland 16.81m.
1964 Jozef Schmidt, Poland 16.85m.
1968 Viktor Saneyev, USSR 17.39m.
1972 Viktor Saneyev, USSR 17.35m.
1976 Viktor Saneyev, USSR 17.29m.
1980 Jaak Uudmae, USSR 17.35m.
1984 Al Joyner, United States 17.26m.
1988 Khristo Markov, Bulgaria 17.61m.
1992 Mike Conley, United States 18.17m.
1996 Kenny Harrison, United States 18.90m.*
Triple Jump
1996 Inessa Kravets, Ukraine 15.33m.*

Equestrian

Individual Three-Day Event-Blyth Tait, New Zealand
Team Three-Day Event-Australia

Three-Position Rifle-Jean-Pierre Amat, France

 

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The same object seen from the three different points of view-the past, the present, and the future - often exhibits three different faces upon us; like those sign-boards over shop doors, which represent the face of a lion as we approach, of a man when we are in front, and of an ass when we have passed. 

3's flash

The late Dr. Alan Dundes, Professor of Folklore and Anthropology at the University of California Berkeley writes on and on and on about things that come in threes.

Read The Number Three In American Culture

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