Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates September 3
Competitors 8 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
«1900 1908»
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
Standing triple 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 110 metres hurdles 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. 8 hurdlers from at least 2 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 15.0(*) United States Thaddeus Shideler St. Louis (USA) June 11, 1904
Olympic Record 15.4 United States Alvin Kraenzlein Paris (FRA) July 14, 1900

(*) unofficial 120 yards (= 109.73 m)

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Heat 1

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Fred Schule (USA) 16.2 QF
2  Lesley Ashburner (USA) QF
3  Ward McLanahan (USA)
4  Corrie Gardner (AUS)

Heat 2

Place Athlete Time Qual.
1  Frank Castleman (USA) 16.2 QF
2  Thaddeus Shideler (USA) QF
3  Leslie McPherson (AUS)
DNS  Edwin Clapp (USA)

NOTE: Some sources report that the Australian McPherson did not compete.

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1  Fred Schule (USA) 16.0
2  Thaddeus Shideler (USA) 16.3
3  Lesley Ashburner (USA) 16.4
4  Frank Castleman (USA)

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