Athletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's hammer throw
|Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the II Olympiad
|Venue||Bois de Boulogne|
|Competitors||5 from 2 nations|
|Athletics at the
1900 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|200 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|2500 m steeplechase||men|
|4000 m steeplechase||men|
|5000 m team race||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing triple jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1900 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||51.10(*)||John Flanagan(**)||New York (USA)||September 23, 1899|
(**) Flanagan represented the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland before becoming a US citizen.
John Flanagan set the first Olympic record for this event with 51.01 metres.
|1||John Flanagan (USA)||51.01 m|
|2||Truxtun Hare (USA)||46.26 m|
|3||Josiah McCracken (USA)||43.58 m|
|4||Erik Lemming (SWE)||Unknown|
|5||Karl Staaf (SWE)||Unknown|
- International Olympic Committee.
- De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 March 2006. Available electronically at .
- Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.