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Tug-Of-War at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games

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Host City: St. Louis, United States
Date Started: August 31, 1904
Date Finished: September 1, 1904
Events: 1

Participants: 30 (30 men and 0 women) from 4 countries
Youngest Participant: USA Oscar Friede (23 years, 48 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Jim Mitchel (40 years, 214 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 15 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): USA United States (2 medals)


Tug-of-war has been contested at the Olympics in 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1912, and 1920. The 1904 competition was held at Francis Field, the main Olympic Stadium on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Six teams competed, with a South African and Greek team, and four American club teams.


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Tug-Of-War USA United States-1 USA United States-2 MIX Mixed team-3