Athletics At The 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 Metres Hurdles

Athletics At The 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 Metres Hurdles

The men's 110 metres hurdles was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fifth appearance of the event, which is one of 12 athletics events to have been held at every Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Thursday, July 11, 1912 and on Friday, July 12, 1912.

22 hurdlers from 15 nations competed.

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