Swimming at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the
1920 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men   women
300 m   women
400 m men  
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men
Breaststroke
200 m men  
400 m men
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, ten swimming events were contested. The women's 300 metre freestyle event was new since the previous Games in 1912. The competitions were held from Sunday August 22, 1920 to Sunday August 29, 1920. There was a total of 116 participants from 19 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 8 5 3 16
2  Sweden (SWE) 2 2 1 5
3  Australia (AUS) 0 1 1 2
 Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 1 2
6  Finland (FIN) 0 0 2 2
7  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
Total 10 10 10 30

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Duke Kahanamoku
United States (USA)
 Pua Kealoha
United States (USA)
 Bill Harris
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
 Norman Ross
United States (USA)
 Ludy Langer
United States (USA)
 George Vernot
Canada (CAN)
1500 m freestyle
details
 Norman Ross
United States (USA)
 George Vernot
Canada (CAN)
 Frank Beaurepaire
Australia (AUS)
100 m backstroke
details
 Warren Kealoha
United States (USA)
 Ray Kegeris
United States (USA)
 Gérard Blitz
Belgium (BEL)
200 m breaststroke
details
 Håkan Malmrot
Sweden (SWE)
 Thor Henning
Sweden (SWE)
 Arvo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
400 m breaststroke
details
 Håkan Malmrot
Sweden (SWE)
 Thor Henning
Sweden (SWE)
 Arvo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Duke Kahanamoku
Pua Kealoha
Perry McGillivray
Norman Ross
 Australia (AUS)
Frank Beaurepaire
Henry Hay
William Herald
Ivan Stedman
 Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Annison
Edward Peter
Leslie Savage
Henry Taylor

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Ethelda Bleibtrey
United States (USA)
 Irene Guest
United States (USA)
 Frances Schroth
United States (USA)
300 m freestyle
details
 Ethelda Bleibtrey
United States (USA)
 Margaret Woodbridge
United States (USA)
 Frances Schroth
United States (USA)
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Ethelda Bleibtrey
Irene Guest
Frances Schroth
Margaret Woodbridge
 Great Britain (GBR)
Hilda James
Constance Jeans
Grace McKenzie
Charlotte Radcliffe
 Sweden (SWE)
Aina Berg
Jane Gylling
Emily Machnow
Carin Nilsson

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 116 swimmers (92 men and 24 women) from 19 nations (men from 17 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Antwerp Games:

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