Cycling Races at the 1904 Olympic Games

There were seven cycling events at the Olympic Games in 1904 which are officially considered part of the Olympic Games. On the cycling program there were also professional and handicapped events, which as not listed here. It was the only time distances based on the mile were used to determine the length of events, so none of these races have been held at the Olympics at any other time.

Results

Four events were won by US rider Marcus Hurley. Cyclists from the USA won all medals, as only US cyclists competed in these events.

¼ Mile (440 yards)

  1. Marcus Hurley USA 31.8
  2. Burton Downing USA
  3. Edwin Billington USA

1/3 Mile

  1. Marcus Hurley USA 43.8
  2. Burton Downing USA
  3. Edwin Billington USA

½ Mile (880 yards)

  1. Marcus Hurley USA 1:09.0
  2. Edwin Billington USA
  3. Burton Downing USA

1 Mile

  1. Marcus Hurley USA 2:41.6
  2. Burton Downing USA
  3. Edwin Billington USA

2 Miles

  1. Burton Downing USA 4:57.8
  2. Oscar Goerke USA
  3. Marcus Hurley USA

5 Miles

  1. Charles Schlee USA 13:08.2
  2. George Wiley USA
  3. Arthur Andrews USA

25 Miles

  1. Burton Downing USA 1:10:55.4
  2. Arthur Andrews USA
  3. George Wiley USA

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