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Men's tug of war
at the Games of the III Olympiad
100px
VenueFrancis Field
DatesAugust 31
September 1
Competitors30 from 3 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«19001908»

At the 1904 Summer Olympics, a tug of war tournament was contested. Six teams from three nations competing, with a total of 30 athletes involved. The four American teams took the top four places.

ResultsEdit

File:1904 tug of war.jpg

August 30 was the first day of the tug of war competition. The two quarterfinal matches and the first semifinal match (between the two teams who had had byes in the quarterfinals) were held. The rest of the competition was conducted on 1 September.

QuarterfinalsEdit

Losers were eliminated.

Winner Loser
22x20px Milwaukee Athletic Club (USA) [[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias RSA|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Boers (RSA)
22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 1 (USA) [[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias GRE|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Pan-Hellenic (GRE)
22x20px New York Athletic Club (USA) Bye
22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 (USA) Bye

SemifinalsEdit

The losers were sent to the repechage, to play each other for the chance to play the loser of the final for second place.

Winner Loser
22x20px Milwaukee Athletic Club (USA) 22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 1 (USA)
22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 (USA) 22x20px New York Athletic Club (USA)

FinalEdit

The winner received the gold medal, while the loser had to play the winner of the repechage in the silver medal match.

Winner Loser
22x20px Milwaukee Athletic Club (USA) 22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 (USA)

Bronze medal matchEdit

The winner of this match played the loser of the final for the silver medal.

Winner Loser
22x20px New York Athletic Club (USA) 22x20px Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 1 (USA)

Final standingsEdit

Place Team Nation
1 Milwaukee Athletic Club 22x20px United States
2 Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 22x20px United States
3 New York Athletic Club 22x20px United States
4 Southwest Turnverein of Saint Louis No. 2 22x20px United States
5-6 Pan-Hellenic [[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias GRE|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] Greece
Boers [[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias RSA|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] South Africa

Participating nationsEdit

6 teams of 5, for a total of 30 athletes, competed. The host team had four teams, and two other nations each sent one.

Medal tableEdit

1 22x20px United States 1 1 1 3

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