Diving at the 1904 Summer Olympics
In the III. Olympics 1904 in St. Louis were held for the first time ever two competitions in the water jump.
This took place on the 5th and 7th September at the exhibition grounds of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in Lifesaving Exhibition Lake. It was an artificial lake in which usually the United States Coast Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard, exercises lifesaving vorführte.
The lake was traversed by a brook and was heavily polluted by fertilizer residues and cattle dung of the adjacent agricultural exhibition, which is why numerous water sports ill during and after the competitions.
Date: September 7
The five registered participants of the art jumping could not compete at first because there was not a stepping stone. After an unsuccessful protest to the Exhibition Management, the German participants worried material and carpentered a 2.50 -meter-long board that they could affix about 3.50 meters above the water surface.
From the perspective of the audience, the German participants were offered the best jumps, but the jury sit surprising the Americans George Sheldon at the top because he had repressed during immersion the least water (though he was far from schmächtigerer stature ). The German team lead put a protest, but the jury rejected. The Germans in turn rejected a decision jump between the two third-placed teams.
Head long jump
Date: September 5, 1904
Five participants were reported to the head of the long jump, only Americans. This had to stay underwater as long as possible, without making any swimming strokes after a plunge. Each had three attempts. The width was measured there, where the athletes showed up again, or if a minute had passed.
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