Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics – 1/4 mile

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Men's 14 mile
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Date August 3
Competitors 11 from 1 nation
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    United States
Cycling at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Track cycling
Cycling (track) pictogram.svg
¼ mile   men
⅓ mile men
½ mile men
1 mile men
2 miles men
5 miles men
25 miles men

The 14 mile was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the only time this .25 miles (400 m) event was held at the Olympics. 11 cyclists, all from the United States, competed.



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

Heat 1
1.  Teddy Billington (USA) 36.0 QS
2.  Frank Bizzoni (USA) QS
Heat 2
1.  Marcus Hurley (USA) 35.6 QS
2.  Frank Montaldi (USA) QS
3.  Oscar Schwab (USA)
Heat 3
1.  Oscar Goerke (USA) 34.8 QS
2.  Arthur F. Andrews (USA) QS
3.  Fred Grinham (USA)
Heat 4
1.  Burton Downing (USA) 35.2 QS
2.  Henry Wittmann (USA) QS
3.  Anthony Williamsen (USA)


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

Semifinal 1
1.  Marcus Hurley (USA) 34.8 QF
2.  Teddy Billington (USA) QF
3-4  Frank Bizzoni (USA)
 Frank Montaldi (USA)
Semifinal 2
1.  Oscar Goerke (USA) 33.4 QF
2.  Burton Downing (USA) QF
3-4  Arthur F. Andrews (USA)
 Henry Wittmann (USA)


Gold  Marcus Hurley (USA) 31.8
Silver  Burton Downing (USA)
Bronze  Teddy Billington (USA)
4.  Oscar Goerke (USA)