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Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram
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 summary

60 metres
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William Hogenson 7.0 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Archie Hahn 7.1 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Clyde Blair 7.2 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
100 metres
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Archie Hahn 11.0 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Nate Cartmell 11.2 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
William Hogenson 11.2 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
200 metres
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Archie Hahn 21.6 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Nate Cartmell 21.9 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
William Hogenson
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
400 metres
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Harry Hillman 49.2 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Frank Waller 49.9 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Herman Groman 50.0 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
800 metres
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James Lightbody 1:56.0
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Howard Valentine 1:56.3
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Emil Breitkreutz 1:56.4
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
1500 metres
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James Lightbody 4:05.4
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Frank Verner 4:06.8
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Lacey Hearn
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Marathon
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Thomas Hicks 3:28:53
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Albert Corey 3:34:52
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States*
Arthur Newton 3:47:33
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
110 metres hurdles
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Fred Schule 16.0 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Thaddeus Shideler 16.3 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Lesley Ashburner 16.4 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
200 metres hurdles
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Harry Hillman 24.6 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Frank Castleman 24.9 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
George Poage
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
400 metres hurdles
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Harry Hillman 53.0 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Frank Waller 53.2 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
George Poage 56.8 s
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
2590 metres steeplechase
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James Lightbody 7:39.6
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
John Daly 7:40.6
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Arthur Newton 7:45.6
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
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
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States (USA)
New York AC
Arthur Newton
George Underwood
Paul Pilgrim
Howard Valentine
David Munson
none awarded
Long jump
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Myer Prinstein 7.34 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Daniel Frank 6.89 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Robert Stangland 6.88 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Triple jump
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Myer Prinstein 14.35 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Fred Englehardt 13.87 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Robert Stangland 13.48 m
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
High jump
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Samuel Jones
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Garrett Serviss
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Paul Weinstein
23x15px Germany
Pole vault
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Charles Dvorak
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
LeRoy Samse
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Louis Wilkins
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Standing long jump
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Ray Ewry
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Charles King
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
John Biller
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Standing triple jump
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Ray Ewry
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Charles King
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Joseph Stadler
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Standing high jump
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Ray Ewry
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Joseph Stadler
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Lawson Robertson
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Shot put
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Ralph Rose
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Wesley Coe
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Lawrence Feuerbach
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Discus throw
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Martin Sheridan
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Ralph Rose
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Nicolaos Georgandas
23x15px Greece
Hammer throw
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John Flanagan
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
John DeWitt
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Ralph Rose
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Triathlon
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Max Emmerich
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
John Grieb
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
William Merz
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Decathlon
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Tom Kiely
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Adam Gunn
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
Thomas Hare
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States
  1. Some sources show Coray as of French nationality, but the IOC medal database shows him as representing the United States.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States 22 23 21 66
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 1 1 0 2
3 22x20px Mixed team 1 0 0 1
4 22x20px Germany 0 0 1 1
22x20px 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 nations

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

References

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External links

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