Great Britain at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.org.uk
At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 108 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Lord Burghley
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
4
Silver
7
Bronze
5
Total
16
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 108 competitors, 90 men and 18 women, took part in 50 events in 10 sports.[1] British athletes won four gold medals (up from three in 1928), and sixteen medals overall, finishing eighth.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Hampson, TommyTommy Hampson Athletics Men's 800 m August 2
 Gold Green, TommyTommy Green Athletics Men's 50 km walk August 3
 Gold Clive, LewisLewis Clive, Hugh Edwards Rowing Men's coxless pair August 13
 Gold Badcock, JohnJohn Badcock, Jack Beresford,
Hugh Edwards, Rowland George
Rowing Men's coxless four August 13
 Silver Cornes, JerryJerry Cornes Athletics Men's 1500 m August 4
 Silver Evenson, TomTom Evenson Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase August 2
 Silver Burghley, DavidDavid Burghley, Tommy Hampson,
Godfrey Rampling, Crew Stoneley
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 2
 Silver Ferris, SamSam Ferris Athletics Men's marathon August 7
 Silver Chambers, ErnestErnest Chambers, Stanley Chambers Cycling Men's tandem August 3
 Silver Guinness, JudyJudy Guinness Fencing Women's foil August 4
 Silver Colin Ratsey, GeorgeGeorge Colin Ratsey, Peter Jaffe Sailing Star class August 12
 Bronze Finlay, DonDon Finlay Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 3
 Bronze Halstead, NellieNellie Halstead, Eileen Hiscock,
Gwendoline Porter, Violet Webb
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 7
 Bronze Harvell, WilliamWilliam Harvell, Charles Holland,
Ernest Johnson, Frank Southall
Cycling Men's team pursuit August 2
 Bronze Davies, ValerieValerie Davies Swimming Women's 100 m backstroke August 11
 Bronze Cooper, JoyceJoyce Cooper, Valerie Davies,
Edna Hughes, Helen Varcoe
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay August 12

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, one man and two women, represented Great Britain in 1932.

Men's foil
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1932.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-03.