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Swimming at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's 220 yard Freestyle

Swimming at the 1904 Summer Games:


Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Life Saving Exhibition Lake, Forest Park, St. Louis
Date Started: September 6, 1904
Date Finished: September 6, 1904
Format: Final only.

Gold: USA Charlie Daniels
Silver: AUS Frank Gailey
Bronze: GER Emil Rausch


[Charlie Daniels] recovered from his loss of the day before in the 100-yard freestyle and easily won the 220-yard freestyle. He defeated three other competitors, led by America's [Frank Gailey], and Germany's [Emil Rausch]. Daniels and Gailey had a fairly close race with Daniels winning by less than two seconds.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal T
1 Charlie Daniels 19 United States USA Gold 2:44.2
2 Frank Gailey 22 Australia AUS Silver 2:46.0
3 Emil Rausch 21 Germany GER Bronze 2:56.0
4 Edgar Adams 36 United States USA