Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres hurdles

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Men's 200 metres hurdles
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates September 1
Competitors 5 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Harry Hillman  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank Castleman  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) George Poage  United States
← 1900

The men's 200 metres hurdles was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second, and final, time the event was held. 5 athletes, all from the United States, participated. The competition was held on September 1, 1904.


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

World Record none
Olympic Record 25.4 United States Alvin Kraenzlein Paris (FRA) July 16, 1900

Harry Hillman set a new Olympic record with 24.6 seconds. As the competition has been discontinued, his Olympic record still stands.



Place Athlete Time
1  Harry Hillman (USA) 24.6 OR
2  Frank Castleman (USA) 24.9
3  George Poage (USA)
4  George Varnell (USA)
5  Fred Schule (USA)