Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics – 1 mile

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Men's 1 mile
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Francis Field
Date August 5
Competitors 8 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 1 mile was a track cycling event held as part of the Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the only time this 1.0 mile (1,600 m) event was held at the Olympics. 8 cyclists, all from the United States, competed.



The top two finishers in each semifinal advanced to the final.

Semifinal 1
1.  Marcus Hurley (USA) 2:34.2 QF
2.  Oscar Goerke (USA) QF
3.  Charles Schlee (USA)
 Jay Nash McCrea (USA) Did not finish
Semifinal 2
1.  Burton Downing (USA) 2:33.0 QF
2.  Teddy Billington (USA) QF
3.  George E. Wiley (USA)
4.  Anthony Williamsen (USA)


Gold  Marcus Hurley (USA) 2:41.6
Silver  Burton Downing (USA)
Bronze  Teddy Billington (USA)
4.  Oscar Goerke (USA)