Latvia at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Latvia at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of Latvia.svg
IOC code LAT
NOC Latvian Olympic Committee
Website (Latvian) (English)
in Berlin
Competitors 29 in 6 sports
Ranked 24th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 1 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Latvia competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 29 competitors, all men, took part in 16 events in 6 sports.[1] It would be the last time that Latvia would compete at the Summer Games as an independent nation until the 1992 Summer Olympics. After the nation was occupied by the Soviet Union in 1940, Latvian athletes were forced to compete at the Olympic Games as part of the USSR delegations.


Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]




Four male cyclists represented Latvia in 1936

Individual road race
Team road race


Three shooters represented Latvia in 1936.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m rifle, prone


Art competitions[edit]


  1. ^ "Latvia at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Retrieved 15 January 2015.