South Africa at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 32 (27 men, 5 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 32 competitors, 27 men and 5 women, took part in 26 events in 6 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Hurdler Sid Kiel, the holder of the South African record for the 110 metres hurdles, was selected in the South African delegation but boycotted to protest the antisemitism of the German government.[2]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists, both men, represented South Africa in 1936.

Individual road race
Sprint
Time trial

Rowing[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Players / South Africa / Sid Kiel – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 May 2015.

External links[edit]