Boxing at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Heavyweight

The heavyweight was the heaviest boxing weight class held as part of the boxing at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. The competition was held on September 21, 1904 and on September 22, 1904. It was the first time the event, like all other boxing events, was held in Olympic competition.[1]

Men's heavyweight boxing
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenuePhysical Culture Gymnasium
(Washington University in St. Louis)
DatesSeptember 21 (semifinal)
September 22 (final)
Competitors3 from 1 nation
1st place, gold medalist(s) Samuel Berger  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Charles Mayer  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) William Michaels  United States
1908 →


September 21
September 22
  Samuel Berger (USA) W
  Charles Mayer (USA) L
  Samuel Berger (USA) KO3
  William Michaels (USA) L


  1. ^ "Boxing at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games: Men's Heavyweight". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 November 2018.