Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's standing long jump
The men's standing long jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second time the event was held. The competition was held on Monday, August 29, 1904. Four athletes, all from the United States, competed. Ray Ewry continued his dominance of the standing jumps at the Olympics, successfully defending his championships in this one as well as the other two. He also set a new world record. Charles King took silver, with John Biller receiving bronze.
|Men's standing long jump|
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Ray Ewry competing
|Competitors||4 from 1 nation|
|Winning distance||3.47 WR|
This was the second appearance of the event, which was held four times from 1900 to 1912. American Ray Ewry returned as the defending Olympic champion and world record holder; he was heavily favored in this as well as all the standing jumps.
There was a single round of jumping. Jumpers each had four jumps.
These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.
|World record||Ray Ewry (USA)||3.45|
|Olympic record||Ray Ewry (USA)||3.21||Paris, France||16 July 1900|
Ray Ewry set a new world record with 3.47 metres.
|Monday, 29 August 1904||Final|
|Ray Ewry||United States||3.40||3.41||3.46||3.47||3.47||WR|
|Charles King||United States||Unknown||3.27|
|John Biller||United States||Unknown||3.25|
|4||Henry Field||United States||Unknown||3.18|
- "Standing Long Jump, Men". Olympedia. Retrieved 22 January 2021.