Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Francis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: September 1, 1904
Date Finished: September 1, 1904
Format: Final only.
It was virtually impossible to predict a favorite as the event was rarely held. Meyer Prinstein defended the title he had won four years earlier, but failed to break his own Olympic record, missing it by four inches. Prinstein never led until his last jump, when he came through for the victory.
|1||Meyer Prinstein||25||United States||USA||Gold||14.35||47-1|
|2||Fred Engelhardt||25||United States||USA||Silver||13.90||45-7¼|
|3||Robert Stangland||22||United States||USA||Bronze||13.36||43-10|
|4||John Fuhler||United States||USA||12.91||42-4½|
|5||Gilbert Van Cleve||23||United States||USA|
|7||Sam Jones||24||United States||USA|