1932 in sports

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1932 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing[edit]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

2nd FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

England

Germany

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Eddie Tolan (USA) breaks the world record by running a time of 10.3 seconds

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

Brownlow Medal

Bandy[edit]

Sweden

Baseball[edit]

World Series

Events

  • Brooklyn's major league baseball team, known informally until now as the "Superbas", the "Robins", or the "Trolley Dodgers", officially selects the name Brooklyn Dodgers

Basketball[edit]

Events

Bobsleigh[edit]

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

Two bobsleigh events are held at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid :

  • 2-man bob – gold: USA I; silver: Switzerland II; bronze: USA II
  • 4-man bob – gold: USA I; silver: USA II; bronze: Germany I

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian football[edit]

Grey Cup

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

Curling[edit]

1932 Winter Olympics

  • Curling is a demonstration event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games between four teams from Canada and four from the United States, Canada winning by 12 games to 4

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

Events

Field hockey[edit]

1932 Summer Olympics (Men)

  • Gold Medal – India
  • Silver Medal – Japan
  • Bronze Medal – USA

Figure skating[edit]

World Figure Skating Championships

1932 Winter Olympics

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Harness racing[edit]

USA

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey World Championships

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Germany

1932 Winter Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Germany

Motor racing[edit]

Grand Prix racing

Indianapolis 500

Le Mans 24 hours

Nordic skiing[edit]

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

Olympic Games[edit]

1932 Winter Olympics

1932 Summer Olympics

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

England

Australia

Rugby union[edit]

Home Nations Championship

Snooker[edit]

World Championship

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

1932 Winter Olympics (Men)

1932 Winter Olympics (Women)

  • Women's speed skating is held as a demonstration event only with competitions over 500m, 1000m and 1500m.

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Awards[edit]

Associated Press Athlete of the Year

References[edit]