Curling at the 1932 Winter Olympics

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at the III Olympic Winter Games
Curling pictogram.svg
VenueOlympic Indoor Arena, Lake Placid, New York
DatesFebruary 4−5
1st place, gold medalist(s) Manitoba  Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ontario  Canada
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Quebec  Canada
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Curling was a demonstration sport at the 1932 Winter Olympics. The curling venue was the Olympic Indoor Arena in Lake Placid, New York. Eight teams from two countries (4 American teams and 4 Canadian Teams) competed in this event. The matches were held on February 4 and 5, 1932. Each of the Canadian teams played against each of the American teams.[1]

Event summary[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
 Canada (CAN) - Manitoba
William H. Burns
James L. Bowman
Robert B. Pow
Errick F. Willis
 Canada (CAN) - Ontario
E.F. George
Frank P. McDonald
Archibald Lockhart
Russell G. Hall
 Canada (CAN) - Quebec
William Brown
T. Howard Stewart
John Leonard
Albert Maclaren

The medalists were from the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. The highest placed American team was from Connecticut in 4th place. The other American teams were from New York, Michigan and Massachusetts.


Teams representing Canada:

 Canada - Manitoba  Canada - Northern Ontario  Canada - Ontario  Canada - Quebec

Skip: William H. Burns
Third: James L. Bowman
Second: Robert B. Pow
Lead: Errick F. Willis

Skip: E.F. George
Third: Peter Lyall
Second: John Walker
Lead: W. W. Thompson

Skip: Harvey J. Sims
Third: Frank P. McDonald
Second: Archibald Lockhart
Lead: Russell G. Hall

Skip: William Brown
Third: T. Howard Stewart
Second: John Leonard
Lead: Albert Maclaren

Teams representing the United States:

 United States - Connecticut  United States - Massachusetts  United States - Michigan  United States - New York

Skip: A. R. Hatfield
Third: S. S. Curran
Second: Robert Pryde
Lead: H. E. Burt

Skip: A. S. Porter
Third: Charles Curtis
Second: George Willett
Lead: F. R. Parks

Skip: George Lawton
Third: Don Fraser
Second: E. R. Palmer
Lead: W. H. Mormley

Skip: J. W. Calder
Third: G. B. Ogden
Second: F. D. Peale
Lead: C. B. Williams


Place Team Wins Losses PF PA
1 Manitoba 4 0 71 45
2 Ontario 3 1 74 36
3 Quebec 3 1 57 46
4 Connecticut 2 2 58 55
5 Northern Ontario 2 2 61 56
6 Massachusetts 1 3 38 77
7 New York 1 3 51 54
8 Michigan 0 4 36 77

Draw 1[edit]

Afternoon, February 4

Team Final
New York 20
Northern Ontario 8
Team Final
Quebec 14
Connecticut 12
Team Final
Ontario 21
Michigan 7
Team Final
Manitoba 19
Massachusetts 10

Draw 2[edit]

Evening, February 4

Team Final
Quebec 13
New York 11
Team Final
Connecticut 18
Northern Ontario 13
Team Final
Ontario 22
Massachusetts 4
Team Final
Manitoba 22
Michigan 12

Draw 3[edit]

Morning, February 5

Team Final
Northern Ontario 21
Massachusetts 7
Team Final
Manitoba 15
Connecticut 14
Team Final
Ontario 18
New York 11
Team Final
Quebec 15
Michigan 6

Draw 4[edit]

Afternoon, February 5

Team Final
Connecticut (extra end) 14
Ontario 13
Team Final
Massachusetts 17
Quebec 15
Team Final
Northern Ontario 19
Michigan 11
Team Final
Manitoba 15
New York 9