Australia at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Flag of Australia (1903-1908).svg
IOC code AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
in St. Louis
Competitors 2 in 2 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 3 1 4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Australasia (1908–1912)

Two athletes from Australia competed at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States. Although this was the third games at which athletes from Australia participated, it was the first time those athletes competed representing the Commonwealth of Australia, which had come into existence at Federation in 1901.

Recently it has come to light that a 3rd athlete competed at these Olympics: Frank Gailey, who became a naturalised American in 1906. Frank Gailey won 3 silver and one bronze medal in swimming.[1]

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Athlete Events Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Corrie Gardner Men's 110 metres hurdles Unknown 4 Did not advance
Athlete Events Final
Distance Rank
Corrie Gardner Men's long jump Unknown Unknown

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Francis Gailey Men's 220 yard freestyle 2:46.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Men's 440 yard freestyle 6:22.0 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Men's 880 yard freestyle 13:23.4 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Men's 1 mile freestyle 28.54.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)


  1. ^ Harry Gordon, "Unveiled: our lost Olympic champion," Sydney Morning Herald (28 February 2009). Retrieved 14 August 2016.

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