Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 60 metres

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Men's 60 metres
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueFrancis Field
DatesAugust 29
Competitors12 from 3 nations
Gold medal   United States
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   United States
Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
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

The men's 60 metres was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second and last time the event was held at the Olympics. 12 athletes from 3 nations participated. The competition was held on August 29, 1904.

Records[edit | edit source]

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

World Record none
Olympic Record 7.0 United States Alvin Kraenzlein Paris (FRA) July 15, 1900

Clyde Blair, William Hogenson, and Archie Hahn repeated the Olympic record of 7.0 seconds.

Results[edit | edit source]

Heats[edit | edit source]

Top finisher in each heat advanced to the final, second place earned another chance in the repechage.

Heat 1

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Clyde Blair (USA) 7.0 QF
2  William Hunter (USA) QR
3-4  Myer Prinstein (USA)
 George Poage (USA)

Heat 2

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  William Hogenson (USA) 7.1 QF
2  Frank Castleman (USA) QR

Heat 3

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Archie Hahn (USA) 7.2 QF
2  Robert Kerr (CAN) QR
3  Lawson Robertson (USA)
4  Béla Mező (HUN)

Heat 4

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Nathaniel Cartmell (USA) QF
2  Fay Moulton (USA) QR

Repechage[edit | edit source]

Of the four runners in the repechage, the top two moved on to the final.

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Frank Castleman (USA) 7.1 QF
2  Robert Kerr (CAN) 7.2 QF
3-4  Fay Moulton (USA)
 William Hunter (USA)

Final[edit | edit source]

Place Athlete Time
1  William Hogenson (USA) 7.0
2  Archie Hahn (USA) 7.1
3  Clyde Blair (USA) 7.2
4.  Nathaniel Cartmell (USA) 7.2
5.  Robert Kerr (CAN)
6.  Frank Castleman (USA)

Sources[edit | edit source]

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