Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates September 1
Competitors 7 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Myer Prinstein  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Fred Englehardt  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robert Stangland  United States
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1904 Summer Olympics
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The men's triple jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third time the event was held. Seven athletes, all from the United States, participated. The competition was held on Thursday, September 1, 1904.

Myer Prinstein successfully defended his Olympic championship in the event, though was unable to better his previous Olympic record distance of 14.47 metres.


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

World Record 15.26(*) United Kingdom Matthew Roseingreue Gort (GBR) August 15, 1895
Olympic Record 14.47 United States Myer Prinstein Paris (FRA) July 16, 1900

(*) unofficial



Place Athlete Distance
1  Myer Prinstein (USA) 14.35
2  Fred Englehardt (USA) 13.90
3  Robert Stangland (USA) 13.36
4.  John Fuhler (USA) 12.91
5.  George Van Cleaf (USA)
6.  John Hagerman (USA)
7.  Samuel Jones (USA)