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
1st, gold medalist(s) Emil Rausch  Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Francis Gailey  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Géza Kiss  Hungary

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.



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


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