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Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres hurdles

The men's 400 metres hurdles was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second time the event was held. 4 athletes participated. The competition was held on August 31, 1904.[1]

Men's 400 metres hurdles
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueFrancis Field
DatesAugust 31
Competitors4 from 1 nation
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Harry Hillman  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank Waller  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) George Poage  United States
← 1900
1908 →

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RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in seconds) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.

World Record 56.4(*)   Jerome Buck New York (USA) September 19, 1896
Olympic Record 57.6(**)   Walter Tewksbury Paris (FRA) July 15, 1900

(*) unofficial 440 yards (= 402.34 m)

(**) This track was 500 metres in circumference.

ResultsEdit

FinalEdit

Place Athlete Time
1   Harry Hillman (USA) 53.0
2   Frank Waller (USA) 53.2
3   George Poage (USA) (56.8)
4   George Varnell (USA)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games: Men's 400 metres Hurdles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

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