Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the
1936 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 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 8, 1936 to Saturday August 15, 1936. There was a total of 248 participants from 29 countries competing.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 4 2 5 11
2  Netherlands (NED) 4 1 0 5
3  United States (USA) 2 3 3 8
4  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 1 2
5  Germany (GER) 0 3 1 4
6  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 1 2
7  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Ferenc Csik
Hungary (HUN)
 Masanori Yusa
Japan (JPN)
 Shigeo Arai
Japan (JPN)
400 m freestyle
details
 Jack Medica
United States (USA)
 Shunpei Uto
Japan (JPN)
 Shozo Makino
Japan (JPN)
1500 m freestyle
details
 Noboru Terada
Japan (JPN)
 Jack Medica
United States (USA)
 Shunpei Uto
Japan (JPN)
100 m backstroke
details
 Adolph Kiefer
United States (USA)
 Al Vande Weghe
United States (USA)
 Masaji Kiyokawa
Japan (JPN)
200 m breaststroke
details
 Tetsuo Hamuro
Japan (JPN)
 Erwin Sietas
Germany (GER)
 Reizo Koike
Japan (JPN)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Japan (JPN)
Shigeo Arai
Shigeo Sugiura
Masaharu Taguchi
Masanori Yusa
 United States (USA)
Ralph Flanagan
John Macionis
Jack Medica
Paul Wolf
 Hungary (HUN)
Oszkár Abay-Nemes
Ferenc Csik
Ödön Gróf
Árpád Lengyel

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
 Rie Mastenbroek
Netherlands (NED)
 Jeannette Campbell
Argentina (ARG)
 Gisela Arendt
Germany (GER)
400 m freestyle
details
 Rie Mastenbroek
Netherlands (NED)
 Ragnhild Hveger
Denmark (DEN)
 Lenore Wingard
United States (USA)
100 m backstroke
details
 Nida Senff
Netherlands (NED)
 Rie Mastenbroek
Netherlands (NED)
 Alice Bridges
United States (USA)
200 m breaststroke
details
 Hideko Maehata
Japan (JPN)
 Martha Genenger
Germany (GER)
 Inge Sørensen
Denmark (DEN)
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Rie Mastenbroek
Willy den Ouden
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
 Germany (GER)
Gisela Arendt
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
 United States (USA)
Mavis Freeman
Bernice Lapp
Olive McKean
Katherine Rawls

References[edit]