Rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

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Men's coxless fours
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue River Thames
Dates July 28 (semifinals)
July 31 (final)
Competitors 16 from 3 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Rowing at the
1908 Summer Olympics
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Single sculls men
Coxless pairs men
Coxless fours men
Eights men

The men's coxless fours was one of four rowing events on the Rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. 4 boats from 3 nations competed.

Standings[edit]

Place Bow Rowers Stroke Nation
1 Collier Cudmore James Angus Gillan
Duncan Mackinnon
John Somers-Smith Great Britain
2 Philip Filleul Harold Barker
John Fenning
Gordon Thomson Great Britain
3 Gordon Balfour Becher Gale
Charles Riddy
Geoffrey Taylor Canada
Hermannus Höfte Albertus Wielsma
Johan Burk
Bernardus Croon Netherlands

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

The British four won by 2¼ lengths.

Place Bow Rowers Stroke Nation Time
1 Collier Cudmore James Angus Gillan
Duncan Mackinnon
John Somers-Smith Great Britain 8:34.0
2 Gordon Balfour Becher Gale
Charles Riddy
Geoffrey Taylor Canada (8:40.5)

Semifinal 2[edit]

Place Bow Rowers Stroke Nation Time
1 Philip Filleul Harold Barker
John Fenning
Gordon Thomson Great Britain 9:04.0
2 Hermannus Höfte Albertus Wielsma
Johan Burk
Bernardus Croon Netherlands Unknown

Final[edit]

Place Bow Rowers Stroke Nation Time
1 Collier Cudmore James Angus Gillan
Duncan Mackinnon
John Somers-Smith Great Britain 8:34.0
2 Philip Filleul Harold Barker
John Fenning
Gordon Thomson Great Britain Unknown

References[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Rowing 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 6 May 2006.