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Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
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Track events
60 m   men
100 m men
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
110 m hurdles men
200 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
2590 m steeplechase men
4 mile team race men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men
Pole vault men
Standing long jump men
Standing triple jump men
Standing high jump men
Shot put men
Discus throw men
Hammer throw men
56 pound weight throw men
Combined events
Triathlon men
Decathlon men

At the 1904 Summer Olympics, twenty-five athletics events were contested, all for men only. A total of 74 medals (25 gold, 26 silver, 23 bronze) were awarded.

Multi-event competitions, the decathlon and triathlon, were introduced. The short steeplechase was lengthened slightly, from 2500 to 2590 metres, while the long steeplechase was eliminated. The 5000 metre team race was replaced with the 4 mile team race (Template:Convert). In all, the 24 events featured in 1904 were 1 more than were held in 1900.

Medal summaryEdit

60 metres
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22x20px William Hogenson 7.0 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Archie Hahn 7.1 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Clyde Blair 7.2 s
United States (USA)
100 metres
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22x20px Archie Hahn 11.0 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Nate Cartmell 11.2 s
United States (USA)
22x20px William Hogenson 11.2 s
United States (USA)
200 metres
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22x20px Archie Hahn 21.6 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Nate Cartmell 21.9 s
United States (USA)
22x20px William Hogenson
United States (USA)
400 metres
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22x20px Harry Hillman 49.2 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Frank Waller 49.9 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Herman Groman 50.0 s
United States (USA)
800 metres
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22x20px James Lightbody 1:56.0
United States (USA)
22x20px Howard Valentine 1:56.3
United States (USA)
22x20px Emil Breitkreutz 1:56.4
United States (USA)
1500 metres
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22x20px James Lightbody 4:05.4
United States (USA)
22x20px Frank Verner 4:06.8
United States (USA)
22x20px Lacey Hearn
United States (USA)
Marathon
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22x20px Thomas Hicks 3:28:53
United States (USA)
22x20px Albert Corey 3:34:52
United States (USA)*
22x20px Arthur Newton 3:47:33
United States (USA)
110 metres hurdles
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22x20px Fred Schule 16.0 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Thaddeus Shideler 16.3 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Lesley Ashburner 16.4 s
United States (USA)
200 metres hurdles
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22x20px Harry Hillman 24.6 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Frank Castleman 24.9 s
United States (USA)
22x20px George Poage
United States (USA)
400 metres hurdles
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22x20px Harry Hillman 53.0 s
United States (USA)
22x20px Frank Waller 53.2 s
United States (USA)
22x20px George Poage 56.8 s
United States (USA)
2590 metres steeplechase
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22x20px James Lightbody 7:39.6
United States (USA)
[[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias GBR|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] John Daly 7:40.6
[[Template:Country IOC alias GBR at the 1904 Summer Olympics|Great Britain & Ireland]] (GBR)
22x20px Arthur Newton 7:45.6
United States (USA)
4 miles team race
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[[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias ZZX|22x20px|border|alt=|link=|Mixed team]] Mixed team (ZZX)
Chicago AA
James Lightbody
Frank Verner
Lacey Hearn
Albert Corey[1]
Sidney Hatch
United States United States (USA)
New York AC
Arthur Newton
George Underwood
Paul Pilgrim
Howard Valentine
David Munson
none awarded
Long jump
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22x20px Myer Prinstein 7.34 m
United States (USA)
22x20px Daniel Frank 6.89 m
United States (USA)
22x20px Robert Stangland 6.88 m
United States (USA)
Triple jump
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22x20px Myer Prinstein 14.35 m
United States (USA)
22x20px Fred Englehardt 13.87 m
United States (USA)
22x20px Robert Stangland 13.48 m
United States (USA)
High jump
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22x20px Samuel Jones
United States (USA)
22x20px Garrett Serviss
United States (USA)
22x20px Paul Weinstein
Germany (GER)
Pole vault
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22x20px Charles Dvorak
United States (USA)
22x20px LeRoy Samse
United States (USA)
22x20px Louis Wilkins
United States (USA)
Standing long jump
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22x20px Ray Ewry
United States (USA)
22x20px Charles King
United States (USA)
22x20px John Biller
United States (USA)
Standing triple jump
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22x20px Ray Ewry
United States (USA)
22x20px Charles King
United States (USA)
22x20px Joseph Stadler
United States (USA)
Standing high jump
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22x20px Ray Ewry
United States (USA)
22x20px Joseph Stadler
United States (USA)
22x20px Lawson Robertson
United States (USA)
Shot put
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22x20px Ralph Rose
United States (USA)
22x20px Wesley Coe
United States (USA)
22x20px Lawrence Feuerbach
United States (USA)
Discus throw
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22x20px Martin Sheridan
United States (USA)
22x20px Ralph Rose
United States (USA)
[[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias GRE|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Nicolaos Georgandas
Greece (GRE)
Hammer throw
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22x20px John Flanagan
United States (USA)
22x20px John DeWitt
United States (USA)
22x20px Ralph Rose
United States (USA)
Triathlon
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22x20px Max Emmerich
United States (USA)
22x20px John Grieb
United States (USA)
22x20px William Merz
United States (USA)
Decathlon
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[[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias GBR|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Tom Kiely
[[Template:Country IOC alias GBR at the 1904 Summer Olympics|Great Britain & Ireland]] (GBR)
22x20px Adam Gunn
United States (USA)
22x20px Thomas Hare
United States (USA)
  1. Some sources show Coray as of French nationality, but the IOC medal database shows him as representing the United States.

Medal tableEdit

1 22x20px United States 22 23 21 66
2 [[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias GBR|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] [[Template:Country IOC alias GBR at the 1904 Summer Olympics|Template:Country IOC alias GBR]] 1 1 0 2
3 [[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias ZZX|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Mixed team 1 0 0 1
4 22x20px Germany 0 0 1 1
[[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias GRE|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Greece 0 0 1 1
* Total medals 24 24 23 71

Some sources credit France with Albert Corey's silver medal in the marathon.

Participating nationsEdit

233 athletes from 10 nations competed. This figure includes the athletic triathlon event, which some sources exclude.

ReferencesEdit

Template:Reflist

External linksEdit

Template:Olympic Games Athletics

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