Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 yard backstroke

The men's 100 yard backstroke was a swimming event held as part of the Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the first time the event was held at such a distance at the Olympics and the only time yards rather than metres were used.

Men's 100 yard backstroke
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueForest Park
DateSeptember 6
Competitors6 from 2 nations
Medalists
Walter Brack  Germany
Georg Hoffmann  Germany
Georg Zacharias  Germany

6 swimmers from 2 nations competed.

Results

Final

Final
 Walter Brack (GER)1:16.8
 Georg Hoffmann (GER)
 Georg Zacharias (GER)
4. Bill Orthwein (USA)
5-6 David Hammond (USA)
 Edwin Swatek (USA)

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