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Cycling at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's ⅓ mile

Cycling at the 1904 Summer Games:


Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Francis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: August 4, 1904
Date Finished: August 5, 1904

Gold: USA Marcus Hurley
Silver: USA Burton Downing
Bronze: USA Teddy Billington
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The one-third mile event was contested with two semi-finals followed by a final. The semi-final winners were Teddy Billington and Marcus Hurley. In the final Burton Downing took the lead and led Hurley until the last few yards of the stretch when Hurley jumped past him and won the race by a length. Teddy Billington was third with Charles Schlee fourth.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Marcus Hurley 20 United States USA Gold
2 Burton Downing 19 United States USA Silver
3 Teddy Billington 21 United States USA Bronze
4 Charles Schlee 30 United States USA
AC h1 r2/3 Oscar Goerke 21 United States USA
AC h1 r2/3 Fred Grinham 22 United States USA