Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw
|Men's discus throw
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
The winner Martin Sheridan
|Venue||White City Stadium|
|Competitors||42 from 11 nations|
|Athletics at the
1908 Summer Olympics
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|3200 m steeplechase||men|
|3 mile team race||men|
|3500 m walk||men|
|10 mile walk||men|
|Standing long jump||men|
|Standing high jump||men|
The men's discus throw was one of six throwing events on the Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme in London. The competition was held on July 16, 1908.
42 throwers from eleven nations competed.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1908 Summer Olympics.
|World Record||43.86(*)||Wilhelm Dörr||Worms (GER)||1907|
|Olympic Record||41.46||Martin Sheridan||Athens (GRE)||1906|
- Official Report of the Games of the IV Olympiad (1908).
- De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1908". Accessed 7 April 2006. Available electronically at .