Gymnastics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's rope climbing

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Gymnastics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
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All-around   men
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Floor men
Horizontal bar men
Indian clubs men
Parallel bars men
Pommel horse men
Rings men
Rope climbing men
Tumbling men
Vault men

The men's rope climbing event was part of the gymnastics programme at the 1932 Summer Olympics. It was one of eleven gymnastics events for men and it was contested for the fourth and last time after 1896, 1904, and 1924. The competition was held on Wednesday, August 10, 1932.

Five gymnasts from two nations competed.


Gold Silver Bronze
 Raymond Bass
United States (USA)
 William Galbraith
United States (USA)
 Thomas Connolly
United States (USA)


Every competitor had the possibility of three trails with the results based on the best time.

All figures in seconds.

Place Gymnast Best time 1st trail 2nd trail 3rd trail
1  Raymond Bass (USA) 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.9
2  William Galbraith (USA) 6.8 7.0 6.8 7.0
3  Thomas Connolly (USA) 7.0 7.1 7.0 7.2
4  Miklós Péter (HUN) 11.5 11.5 - -
5  Péter Boros (HUN) 11.6 11.6 - -