Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 56 pound weight throw
|Men's 56 pound weight throw
at the Games of the III Olympiad
|Competitors||6 from 2 nations|
|Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|200 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|2590 m steeplechase||men|
|4 mile team race||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing triple jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
|56 pound weight throw||men|
The men's 56 pound weight throw was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first time the event was held. It would not appear on the Olympic program again until the 1920 Summer Olympics, which would be the last time the 56 pound weight was thrown in the Olympic Games. The competition was held on September 1, 1904.
6 athletes from 2 nations competed. It was one of only 2 (out of 25) events not won by an American.
|1||Étienne Desmarteau (CAN)||10.46 m OR|
|2||John Flanagan (USA)||10.16 m|
|3||James Mitchell (USA)||10.13 m|
|4||Charles Henneman (USA)||9.18 m|
|5||Charles Chadwick (USA)|
|6||Ralph Rose (USA)||8.53 m|
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 14 December 2006.