Swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 6, 1932 to Saturday August 13, 1932. There was a total of 128 participants from 20 countries competing.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 5 5 2 12
2  United States (USA) 5 2 3 10
3  Australia (AUS) 1 1 0 2
4  Netherlands (NED) 0 2 0 2
5  France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
6  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 2 2
7  Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1
 Philippines (PHI) 0 0 1 1
 South Africa (RSA) 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Yasuji Miyazaki
 Japan
Tatsugo Kawaishi
 Japan
Albert Schwartz
 United States
400 m freestyle
details
Buster Crabbe
 United States
Jean Taris
 France
Tsutomu Ōyokota
 Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Kusuo Kitamura
 Japan
Shozo Makino
 Japan
Jim Cristy
 United States
100 m backstroke
details
Masaji Kiyokawa
 Japan
Toshio Irie
 Japan
Kentaro Kawatsu
 Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
 Japan
Reizo Koike
 Japan
Teófilo Yldefonso
 Philippines
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Japan (JPN)
Yasuji Miyazaki
Hisakichi Toyoda
Takashi Yokoyama
Masanori Yusa
 United States (USA)
Frank Booth
George Fissler
Maiola Kalili
Manuella Kalili
 Hungary (HUN)
István Bárány
László Szabados
András Székely
András Wanié

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Helene Madison
 United States
Willy den Ouden
 Netherlands
Eleanor Saville
 United States
400 m freestyle
details
Helene Madison
 United States
Lenore Kight
 United States
Jenny Maakal
 South Africa
100 m backstroke
details
Eleanor Holm
 United States
Bonnie Mealing
 Australia
Valerie Davies
 Great Britain
200 m breaststroke
details
Clare Dennis
 Australia
Hideko Maehata
 Japan
Else Jacobsen
 Denmark
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 United States (USA)
Helen Johns
Helene Madison
Josephine McKim
Eleanor Saville
 Netherlands (NED)
Corrie Laddé
Willy den Ouden
Puck Oversloot
Maria Vierdag
 Great Britain (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Valerie Davies
Edna Hughes
Helen Varcoe

Participating nations[edit]

128 swimmers from 20 nations competed.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 

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