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Marcus Hurley

Full name: Marcus Latimer Hurley
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Born: December 22, 1883 in New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: March 28, 1941 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Columbia Lions, New York (USA) / NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Bronze (5 Total)

Biography

With four individual gold medals in the 1904 Olympic cycling events, Marcus Hurley tied a record for individual golds at one Games which stood until Eric Heiden's domination of the 1980 speed skating events. Hurley was the greatest American amateur racer of the time. He won the U.S. amateur sprint championship from 1901 until 1904 and was world amateur sprint champion in 1904, as well. Hurley is in a hall of fame – the College Basketball Hall of Fame. He played for Columbia, captained them in his senior year (1908), and was named all-America from 1905 through 1908. He also captained the New York AC team which won the Metropolitan championship in 1905. Hurley went on to a career as a consulting engineer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's ¼ mile United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's ⅓ mile United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's ½ mile United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's 1 mile United States USA 1 Gold
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's 2 mile United States USA 3 Bronze
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's 5 mile United States USA AC DNF
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling Men's 25 mile United States USA AC DNF

Men's ¼ mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Round 1 31.8
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 34.8
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 35.6

Men's ⅓ mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Round 1 43.8
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 44.2

Men's ½ mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Round 1 1:09.0
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 1:12.8
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 1:08.6

Men's 1 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Round 1 2:41.6
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 2:34.2

Men's 2 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Standings 3

Men's 5 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Standings AC DNF

Men's 25 mile

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1904 Summer 20 St. Louis Cycling United States Final Standings AC DNF