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Rowing at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's Coxed Eights

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Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Creve Coeur Lake, Maryland Heights
Date Started: July 30, 1904
Date Finished: July 30, 1904
Format: Final only

Gold: USA United States
Silver: CAN Canada


This was the only 1904 rowing event with competitors from outside the United States as Vesper Boat Club of Philadelphia was matched against the Toronto Argonauts of Canada. Vesper was the defending gold medalist, having won the title at Paris in 1900. Vesper won again with a three-length margin over the Argonauts. Two members of the Vesper crew, stroke [John Exley] and coxswain [Lou Abell], had been with the crew at the 1900 Olympics.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal M T
1 Vesper Boat Club USA Gold 7:50.0
2 Toronto Argonauts CAN Silver at 3 lengths