Mallon's book on the 1908 Olympic Games

The data on these pages are completely according to the excellent book by Bill Mallon and Ian Buchanan:

"The 1908 Olympic Games - Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary", Jefferson NC, 2000

Included Sports and Events

There are no problems with the determination of which events in London are Olympic and which are not.

Known errors in Mallon

The following errors have been accepted by Mallon:

Very Probable errors in Mallon

Mallon is not convinced of the following:

Unknown Competitors

Total Number of Competitors

The error of Sourek, and 5 unknown competitors, add up to a final total of 2029 competitors for the 1908 Olympics.


Written 2001-05-21 - last modified 2002-01-16
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