| Event type

Discus Throw, Handicap, Men

Date19 July 1900
StatusOlympic (non-medal)
LocationCroix Catelan, Bois de Boulogne, Paris
Participants3 from 2 countries

There were only three starters, and their handicaps were fairly close, ranging from 5.5 to 8.8 metres. Sweden’s Gustaf Söderstöm won despite having the smallest handicap. He had finished sixth in the open discus throw event. Hungary’s Gyula Strausz had been 13th in the open discus and finished second in the handicap event. Swede Karl Gustaf Staaf placed third although he had not participated in the open discus throw.

1Gustaf SöderströmSWE40.505.5 m
2Gyula StrauszHUN39.496.3 m
3Karl Gustaf StaafSWE38.808.8 m