Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's standing long jump

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Men's standing long jump
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates August 29
Competitors 4 from 1 nation
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
Pole vault men
Standing long jump men
Standing triple jump men
Standing high jump men
Shot put men
Discus throw men
Hammer throw men
56 pound weight throw men
Combined events
Triathlon men
Decathlon men

The men's standing long jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second time the event was held. The competition was held on Monday, August 29, 1904. Four athletes, all from the United States, competed.

Ray Ewry continued his dominance of the standing jumps at the Olympics, successfully defending his championships in this one as well as the other two. He also set a new world record.

Records[edit]

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

World Record 3.45 United States Ray Ewry  ?  ?
Olympic Record 3.21 United States Ray Ewry Paris (FRA) July 15, 1900

Ray Ewry set a new world record with 3.47 metres.

Results[edit]

Place Athlete Distance
1  Ray Ewry (USA) 3.47 WR
2  Charles King (USA) 3.27
3  John Biller (USA) 3.25
4  Henry Field (USA) 3.18

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