Czechoslovakia at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Czechoslovakia at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
IOC code TCH
NOC Czechoslovak Olympic Committee
in Los Angeles
Competitors 7
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 2 1 4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
Bohemia (1900–1912)
Czech Republic (1994–)
Slovakia (1994–)

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Because of the ongoing Great Depression and high costs for the trip to Los Angeles, the Czechoslovak state refused to sponsor the trip, but the 7 best athletes still participated in events with the help of street fundraising. Those 7 athletes were very successful, with the majority gaining medals, including weightlifter Jaroslav Skobla, who won gold.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Skobla, JaroslavJaroslav Skobla Weightlifting Men's heavyweight
 Silver Pšenička, VáclavVáclav Pšenička Weightlifting Men's heavyweight
 Silver Urban, JosefJosef Urban Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight
 Bronze Douda, FrantišekFrantišek Douda Athletics Men's shot put

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