Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 440 yard freestyle

Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's 440 yard freestyle

Men's 440 yard freestyle
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueForest Park
DateSeptember 7
Competitors4 from 2 nations
Medalists
1908
(400 m)»
Freestyle
50 yard   men  
100 yard men
220 yard men
440 yard men
880 yard men
1 mile men
Backstroke
100 yard men
Breaststroke
440 yard men
Freestyle relay
4×50 yard men

The men's 440 yard freestyle was a swimming event held as part of the Swimming at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first time the event was held at the Olympics, and the only time yards were used instead of metres. The length, approximately 402 metres, was slightly longer than the 400 metres that would be used in every subsequent edition of the swimming programme.

4 swimmers from 2 nations competed.

Results

Final

Final
 Charles Daniels (USA) 6:16.2
 Francis Gailey (USA) 6:22.0
 Otto Wahle (AUT) 6:39.0
4.  Leo Goodwin (USA)

Sources

  • (Polish)

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