Australia at the 1928 Summer Olympics
|Australia at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam|
|Competitors||18 (14 men, 4 women) in 6 sports|
|Flag bearer||Henry Pearce|
|Olympic history (summary)|
Due to economic difficulties, Australia could only afford to send ten athletes to the Games, as the estimated cost of funding was A$720 per athlete. However, other athletes were allowed to compete on the condition that they secure private or community funding. Eight athletes were funded in this way, including Dunc Gray.
|Gold||Pearce, BobbyBobby Pearce||Rowing||Men's single sculls||August 10|
|Silver||Charlton, BoyBoy Charlton||Swimming||Men's 400 m freestyle||August 9|
|Men's 1500 m freestyle||August 6|
|Bronze||Gray, DuncDunc Gray||Cycling||Men's track time trial||August 5|
Two cyclists, both men, competed for Australia in 1928.
- "Australia at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
- Andrews, Malcolm, Australia at the Olympics, ABC Books, 2000
- Official Olympic Reports
- International Olympic Committee results database
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