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1904 Summergames St. Louis (United States)

1904 Summergames St. Louis (United States)

Type of game:Summergames
City:St. Louis
Country:United_States United States

Date and place

The Games of the 3rd Olympiad St. Louis in 1904, July 1 to November 23


Number of participants: 651 (645 men and 6 women).

Participating countries: 12
Australia, Austria, Canada, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Norway, Austria, United States, South Africa, Switzerland.

The only two British participants were Irish athletes John Daly (steeplechase) and Thomas Kiely. At the time of the Olympic Games Ireland was not an independent nation.

The two Austrian participants (Julius Lenhart (gymnastics) and Otto Wahle (swimming)) lived in the United States. Lenhart played for the team of the United States.


Athletics in the stadium of the George Washington University (capacity 40,000 spectators, including 20,000 seats, cinder track with a length of 536.45 meters and a straight line of 200 meter), weight lifting, wrestling, boxing, fencing, archery, cycling, gymnastics, swimming , diving and water polo in the artificial lake of the drowning-rescue station at the world expo, rowing on the Creve Coeur Lake, football, basketball, tennis, golf, lacrosse, roque.