Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics
|Great Britain at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam|
|Competitors||232 in 14 sports|
|Flag bearer||Malcolm Nokes|
|Olympic history (summary)|
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. British athletes won only three gold medals (down from nine in 1924), and twenty medals overall, finishing eleventh. 232 competitors, 201 men and 31 women, took part in 84 events in 14 sports.
Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)
Men's Lightweight (– 61.2 kg)
- First Round — Bye
- Second Round — Lost to David Baan (HOL), points
Men's Light Heavyweight (– 79.4 kg)
Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)
- First Round — Lost to Sam Olij (HOL), points
12 cyclists, all men, represented Great Britain in 1928.
19 fencers, 16 men and 3 women, represented Great Britain in 1928.
Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1928.
- Single scull - Theodore Collet - Bronze
- Double scull - Humphrey Boardman, Denis Guye - Did not start
- Coxless pair - Terence O'Brien, Robert Nisbet -Silver
- Coxless four John Lander, Michael Warriner, Richard Beesly and Edward Vaughan Bevan - Gold
- Coxed four Harold Ives, L G Potter, George Beaummont, O B Starkey and Arthur Sulley - Round 1 - Seventh
- Eight - crew from Thames Rowing Club comprising Jamie Hamilton, Guy Oliver Nickalls, John Badcock, Donald Gollan, Harold Lane, Gordon Killick, Jack Beresford, Harold West and Arthur Sulley
- "Great Britain at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-25.