Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw
|Men's discus throw
at the Games of the III Olympiad
|Competitors||6 from 2 nations|
The men's discus throw 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. The competition was held on Saturday, September 3, 1904. Six athletes from two nations competed.
Sheridan and Rose tied for the lead, both throwing 39.28 metres to jointly set a new Olympic record. A throw-off determined the eventual champion.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||43.21(*)||Marius Eynard||Paris (FRA)||May 2, 1903|
|Olympic Record||36.04||Rudolf Bauer||Paris (FRA)||July 14, 1900|
|1||Martin Sheridan (USA)||39.28 OR||38.97|
|2||Ralph Rose (USA)||39.28 OR||36.74|
|3||Nikolaos Georgantas (GRE)||37.68|
|4||John Flanagan (USA)||36.14|
|5||John Biller (USA)|
|6||James Mitchell (USA)|
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 14 December 2006.
|Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|200 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|2590 m steeplechase||men|
|4 mile team race||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing triple jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
|56 pound weight throw||men|