1904 Summer Olympics
Games of the III Olympiad, celebrated in Saint Louis (United States) in 1904
The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
|Host city||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Athletes||651 (645 men, 6 women)|
|Events||95 in 16 sports (17 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Washington University in St. Louis Francis Field|
The games were part of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (St. Louis World's Fair). The sports events were not well planned; and the games were not thought to be a success.
Athletes from 12 nations took part in the St. Louis games.
The American bicyclist Frank Bizzoni was also known as a competitor from Italy The American wrestlers Charles Ericksen and Bernhof Hansen were also known as Norwegian competitors.
- ↑ "Factsheet – Opening Ceremony of the Games f the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. September 13, 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
- ↑ Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1904 St Louis Summer Games"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-23.
- ↑ Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Archived 2018-12-25 at the Wayback Machine Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 19 [4 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- ↑ SR/Olympics, "Italy at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; "https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bi/frank-bizzoni-1.html "Frank Bizzoni" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-23.
- ↑ SR/Olympics, "Norway at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; "Charles Ericksen" Archived 2020-04-17 at the Wayback Machine; "Bernhof Hansen" Archived 2011-09-15 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-23.
- Lucas, Charles J. P. (1905). The Olympic Games 1904.[permanent dead link] St. Louis: Woodward & Tiernan Printing Co.
- Sullivan, James E. (1905). Spalding's Athletic Almanac for 1905. Archived 2011-08-29 at the Wayback Machine New York: American Publishing Co.
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