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Jeu de paume at the 1908 Summer Olympics

 

Jeu de paume at the 1908 Summer Olympics

Men's singles jeu de paume
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Jeu de paume pictogram
Venue Queen's Club
Dates May 18–23
Competitors 11 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain

Jeu de paume was an event contested at the 1908 Summer Olympics. This was the only Summer Olympic Games to contain this sport as a medal event. An outdoor version called longue paume was a demonstration sport at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Real tennis, as jeu de paume is called in the United Kingdom, was an exhibition event at the 1924 Summer Olympics. In the Official Report of the 1908 Olympic Games, the sport is referred to as "Tennis (jeu de paume)" while tennis is named "lawn tennis."

The competition venue was the Queen's Club in West Kensington, London.

Contents

  • Participating nations 1
  • Medal table 2
  • Results 3
    • Standings 3.1
    • Bracket 3.2
  • References 4

Participating nations

11 players from 2 nations competed.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 1 0 0 1
2  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 1 2

Results

Standings

Place Name Nation
1 Jay Gould II United States
2 Eustace Miles Great Britain
3 The Hon. Neville Bulwer-Lytton Great Britain
4 Arthur Page Great Britain
5 Edwin Biedermann Great Britain
Evan Noel Great Britain
Arthur Palmer Great Britain
Vane Pennell Great Britain
9 William Cazalet Great Britain
Charles Sands United States
Charles Tatham Great Britain

Bracket

References

  • (Excerpt available at [1])
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