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

The men's 100 yard freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme.[1] It was the second time the event was held at the Olympics, though the only time yards were used instead of metres.

Men's 100 yard freestyle
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Start of 100 yards final
VenueForest Park
DateSeptember 5
Competitors9 from 2 nations
Medalists
Zoltán Halmay  Hungary
Charles Daniels  United States
Scott Leary  United States

9 swimmers from 2 nations competed.

Results

Heats

The top three finishers in each heat advanced to the final. The results of the non-advancing swimmers are unclear, but Raymond Thorne, Edwin Swatek and Bill Orthwein are named by de Wael as possible competitors.

Heat 1
1. Zoltán Halmay (HUN)1:06.2QF
2. Scott Leary (USA)QF
3. David Hammond (USA)QF
4.Unknown
5.Unknown
Heat 2
1. Charles Daniels (USA)1:07.4QF
2. David Gaul (USA)QF
3. Leo Goodwin (USA)QF
4.Unknown

Final

Final
 Zoltán Halmay (HUN)1:02.8
 Charles Daniels (USA)
 Scott Leary (USA)
4. David Gaul (USA)
5. David Hammond (USA)
6. Leo Goodwin (USA)

Sources

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