Hurling at the 1904 Summer Olympics

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Men's hurling
at the Games of the III Olympiad
DatesJuly 20
Competitors30 from 1 nation from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Fenian GAA Club
US flag 45 stars.svg  United States
Silver medal icon.svg Innisfáils GAA Club
US flag 45 stars.svg  United States

Hurling was featured in the Summer Olympic Games unofficial programme in 1904. [1] [2]

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Medal table

PositionCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg United States 1102

Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's hurling Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg
United States
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg
United States
None awarded

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References

  1. "GB Athletics – Olympic Games Medallists – Other Sports – Demonstration & Unofficial Sports".
  2. George R. Matthews (2005). America's first Olympics: the St. Louis games of 1904 . University of Missouri Press. p.  104.