Latvia at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Latvia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Latvia
IOC code  LAT
NOC Latvian Olympic Committee
Website www.olimpiade.lv (Latvian) (English)
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 29 in 6 sports
Medals
Rank: 24
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Latvia competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 29 competitors, all men, took part in 16 events in 6 sports.[1] It would be the last time that Latvia would compete at the Summer Games as an independent nation until the 1992 Summer Olympics. After the nation was occupied by the Soviet Union in 1940, Latvian athletes were forced to compete at the Olympic Games as part of the USSR delegations.

Medalists[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four male cyclists represented Latvia in 1936

Individual road race
Team road race

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented Latvia in 1936.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m rifle, prone

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latvia at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 January 2015.