Latvia at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Latvia at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Latvia.svg
IOC code LAT
NOC Latvian Olympic Committee
Website www.olimpiade.lv (in Latvian) (in English)
in Amsterdam
Competitors 17 (15 men, 2 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Alberts Zvejnieks
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Latvia competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 17 competitors, 15 men and 2 women, took part in 14 events in 6 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Staņislavs Petkēvičs 5000 m 15:03.0 3 Q Unknown 7
10000 m n/a Unknown 15
Artūrs Motmillers Marathon n/a 2:56:45 38
Vilis Cimmermanis n/a Did not finish
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Adolfas Akelaitis Discus 42.78 12 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semi final Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Zinaida Liepiņa 5000 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Elfrīda Karlsone Discus 30.60 14 Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Five cyclists, all men, represented Latvia in 1928.

Track cycling

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event First round First repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roberts Plūme Sprint Unknown 3 r Unknown 3 Did not advance
Roberts Ozols
Zenons Popovs
Ernests Mālers
Fridrihs Ukstiņš
Team pursuit Unknown 2 N/A Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Sailor Event Final
Points Rank
Kārlis Klāsens 12' Dinghy 23 11

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Kārlis Leilands Men's +82.5 kg 110.0 105.0 140.0 355.0 4

Wrestling[edit]

Greco–Roman wrestling
Men's
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Kārlis Pētersons Light heavyweight  Szalay (HUN)
L
 Juhasz (YUG)
W
 Pellinen (FIN)
L
Did not advance 8T
Alberts Zvejnieks Heavyweight  Wiesberger, Sr. (AUT)
L
 Briola (ARG)
W
 Badó (HUN)
L
Did not advance 9T

Art competitions[edit]

Latvia had two competitors in the Art competitions, Friedrich Baur, (mixed paintings, drawings and water colours), and Konstantins Visotskis, (mixed paintings, paintings).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latvia at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 

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