|Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the II Olympiad
||Bois de Boulogne
||5 from 2 nations
The men's hammer throw was a track & field athletics event at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. It was held on July 16, 1900. Five hammer throwers from two nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1900 Summer Olympics.
(**) Flanagan represented the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland before becoming a US citizen.
John Flanagan set the first Olympic record for this event with 51.01 metres.
- International Olympic Committee.
- De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 March 2006. Available electronically at .
- Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.