Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres

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Men's 100 metres
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates September 3
Competitors 11 from 3 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
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Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
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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
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Standing long jump men
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Shot put men
Discus throw men
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56 pound weight throw men
Combined events
Triathlon men
Decathlon men

The men's 100 metres was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third time the event was held. 11 athletes from 3 nations participated. The competition was held on September 3, 1904.

Records[edit]

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

World Record 10.8(*) United States Luther Cary Paris (FRA) July 4, 1891
10.8(*) United Kingdom Cecil Lee Brussels (BEL) September 25, 1892
10.8(*) Belgium Etienne De Re Brussels (BEL) August 4, 1893
10.8(*) United Kingdom L. Atcherley Frankfurt/Main (GER) April 13, 1895
10.8(*) United Kingdom Harry Beaton Rotterdam (NED) August 28, 1895
10.8(*) Sweden Harald Anderson-Arbin Helsingborg (SWE) August 9, 1896
10.8(*) Sweden Isaac Westergren Gävle (SWE) September 11, 1898
10.8(*) Sweden Isaac Westergren Gävle (SWE) September 10, 1899
10.8(*) United States Frank Jarvis Paris (FRA) July 14, 1900
10.8(*) United States Walter Tewksbury Paris (FRA) July 14, 1900
10.8(*) Sweden Carl Ljung Stockholm (SWE) September 23, 1900
10.8(*) United States Walter Tewksbury Philadelphia (USA) October 6, 1900
10.8(*) France André Passat Bordeaux (FRA) June 14, 1903
10.8(*) Switzerland Louis Kuhn Bordeaux (FRA) June 14, 1903
10.8(*) Denmark Harald Grønfeldt Aarhus (DEN) July 5, 1903
10.8(*) Sweden Eric Frick Jönköping (SWE) August 9, 1903
Olympic Record 10.8 United States Frank Jarvis Paris (FRA) July 14, 1900
10.8 United States Walter Tewksbury Paris (FRA) July 14, 1900

(*) unofficial

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The top two finishers in each heat advanced to the final.

Heat 1

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Archie Hahn (USA) 11.4 QF
2  Lawson Robertson (USA) QF
3  Béla Mező (HUN)

Heat 2

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  William Hogenson (USA) 11.6 QF
2  Frederick Heckwolf (USA) QF
3  Robert Kerr (CAN)
4  Myer Prinstein (USA)

Heat 3

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Nathaniel Cartmell (USA) 11.4 QF
2  Fay Moulton (USA) QF
3  Clyde Blair (USA)
4  Frank Castleman (USA)

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Archie Hahn (USA) 11.0
2  Nathaniel Cartmell (USA) 11.2
3  William Hogenson (USA) 11.2
4  Fay Moulton (USA)
5  Frederick Heckwolf (USA)
6  Lawson Robertson (USA)

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