Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 880 yard freestyle

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Men's 880 yard freestyle
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Venue Forest Park
Date September 7
Competitors 6 from 4 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Emil Rausch  Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Francis Gailey  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Géza Kiss  Hungary
Swimming at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Sample picture of the event (unofficial)
Freestyle
50 yard   men  
100 yard men
220 yard men
440 yard men
880 yard men
1 mile men
Backstroke
100 yard men
Breaststroke
440 yard men
Freestyle relay
4×50 yard men

The men's 880 yard freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the only time the event was held at the Olympics.

6 swimmers from 4 nations competed.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
Gold  Emil Rausch (GER) 13:11.4
Silver  Francis Gailey (USA) 13:23.4
Bronze  Géza Kiss (HUN)
4.  Edgar Adams (USA)
5.  Jam Handy (USA)
 Otto Wahle (AUT) Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games: Men's 880 yard Freestyle". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 

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