Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics – 1/3 mile

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Men's 13 mile
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Dates August 4
August 5
Competitors 10 from 1 nation
1st, gold medalist(s) Marcus Hurley  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Burton Downing  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Teddy Billington  United States
Cycling at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Track cycling
Cycling (track) pictogram.svg
¼ mile   men
⅓ mile men
½ mile men
1 mile men
2 miles men
5 miles men
25 miles men

The 13 mile was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the only time this .333 miles (536 m) event was held at the Olympics. 10 cyclists, all from the United States, competed. The names of 4 of the competitors are not known.



The top two finishers in each heat advanced to the semifinals. The identities of the 6 cyclists competing in the third and fourth heats are unknown, though Marcus Hurley and Burton Downing were among the 4 who advanced to the semifinals. The 2 eliminated cyclists are unknown, as are the 2 who moved on along with Hurley and Downing.

Heat 1
1.  Charles Schlee (USA) QS
2.  Teddy Billington (USA) QS
Heat 2
1.  Oscar Goerke (USA) QS
2.  Fred Grinham (USA) QS
Heat 3
1.  Unknown (USA) QS
2.  Unknown (USA) QS
3.  Unknown (USA)
Heat 4
1.  Unknown (USA) QS
2.  Unknown (USA) QS
3.  Unknown (USA)


The top two finishers in each semifinal advanced to the final. Hurley and Downing were the two winners in the second semifinal; the two other cyclists who had advanced from heats 3 and 4 took third and fourth place in that semifinal but their names are unknown.

Semifinal 1
1.  Teddy Billington (USA) 50.2 QF
2.  Charles Schlee (USA) QF
3-4  Oscar Goerke (USA)
 Fred Grinham (USA)
Semifinal 2
1.  Marcus Hurley (USA) 44.2 QF
2.  Burton Downing (USA) QF
3-4  Unknown (USA)
 Unknown (USA)


Gold  Marcus Hurley (USA) 43.8
Silver  Burton Downing (USA)
Bronze  Teddy Billington (USA)
4.  Charles Schlee (USA)