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Swimming at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's 100 yard Freestyle

Swimming at the 1904 Summer Games:

Events:

Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Life Saving Exhibition Lake, Forest Park, St. Louis
Date Started: September 5, 1904
Date Finished: September 5, 1904

Gold: HUN Zoltán von Halmay
Silver: USA Charlie Daniels
Bronze: USA Scott Leary

Summary

There were two heats in the 100-yard freestyle, which were won by [Zoltán von Halmay] and [Charlie Daniels]. Six competitors reported for the finals, von Halmay and five Americans, led by Daniels and [Scott Leary]. Although Leary had recently become the first man to swim a 100 yards under one minute, he was no match for von Halmay or Daniels and finished third. Von Halmay easily defeated Daniels to win the race with ease.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Zoltán von Halmay 23 Hungary HUN Gold OR
2 Charlie Daniels 19 United States USA Silver
3 Scott Leary 22 United States USA Bronze
4 David Gaul 17 United States USA
5 David Hammond 23 United States USA
6 Budd Goodwin 20 United States USA