Swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 6, 1932 to Saturday August 13, 1932. There was a total of 128 participants from 20 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 5 5 2 12
2  United States (USA) 5 2 3 10
3  Australia (AUS) 1 1 0 2
4  Netherlands (NED) 0 2 0 2
5  France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 2 2
7  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1
 Philippines (PHI) 0 0 1 1
 South Africa (RSA) 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Yasuji Miyazaki
Japan (JPN)
 Tatsugo Kawaishi
Japan (JPN)
 Albert Schwartz
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
 Buster Crabbe
United States (USA)
 Jean Taris
France (FRA)
 Tsutomu Ōyokota
Japan (JPN)
1500 m freestyle
details
 Kusuo Kitamura
Japan (JPN)
 Shozo Makino
Japan (JPN)
 Jim Cristy
United States (USA)
100 m backstroke
details
 Masaji Kiyokawa
Japan (JPN)
 Toshio Irie
Japan (JPN)
 Kentaro Kawatsu
Japan (JPN)
200 m breaststroke
details
 Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
Japan (JPN)
 Reizo Koike
Japan (JPN)
 Teófilo Yldefonso
Philippines (PHI)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Japan (JPN)
Yasuji Miyazaki
Hisakichi Toyoda
Takashi Yokoyama
Masanori Yusa
 United States (USA)
Frank Booth
George Fissler
Maiola Kalili
Manuella Kalili
 Hungary (HUN)
István Bárány
László Szabados
András Székely
András Wanié

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Helene Madison
United States (USA)
 Willy den Ouden
Netherlands (NED)
 Eleanor Saville
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
 Helene Madison
United States (USA)
 Lenore Kight
United States (USA)
 Jenny Maakal
South Africa (RSA)
100 m backstroke
details
 Eleanor Holm
United States (USA)
 Bonnie Mealing
Australia (AUS)
 Valerie Davies
Great Britain (GBR)
200 m breaststroke
details
 Clare Dennis
Australia (AUS)
 Hideko Maehata
Japan (JPN)
 Else Jacobsen
Denmark (DEN)
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Helen Johns
Helene Madison
Josephine McKim
Eleanor Saville
 Netherlands (NED)
Corrie Laddé
Willy den Ouden
Puck Oversloot
Maria Vierdag
 Great Britain (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Valerie Davies
Edna Hughes
Helen Varcoe

References[edit]