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Boxing at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's Bantamweight

Boxing at the 1904 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Physical Culture Gymnasium, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: September 22, 1904
Date Finished: September 22, 1904
Format: Single elimination tournament.

Gold: USA Oliver Kirk
Silver: USA George Finnegan


There were only two competitors in this class. [Oliver Kirk] won the title by defeating [George Finnegan] by a TKO in round three. Kirk holds a special place in Olympic boxing history as he also won the title in the featherweight class, the only Olympic boxer ever to win two gold medals at one Olympics. Finnegan also competed as a flyweight, winning the gold medal in that class. Jerry Casey was the 1904 AAU Champion, and he was entered in this class, but did not compete.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Oliver Kirk 20 United States USA Gold
2 George Finnegan United States USA Silver