Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the
1936 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 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 8, 1936 to Saturday August 15, 1936. There was a total of 248 participants from 29 countries competing.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 4 2 5 11
2  Netherlands (NED) 4 1 0 5
3  United States (USA) 2 3 3 8
4  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 1 2
5  Germany (GER) 0 3 1 4
6  Denmark (DEN) 0 1 1 2
7  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary[edit]

Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Ferenc Csik
 Hungary
Masanori Yusa
 Japan
Shigeo Arai
 Japan
400 m freestyle
details
Jack Medica
 United States
Shunpei Uto
 Japan
Shozo Makino
 Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Noboru Terada
 Japan
Jack Medica
 United States
Shunpei Uto
 Japan
100 m backstroke
details
Adolph Kiefer
 United States
Al Vande Weghe
 United States
Masaji Kiyokawa
 Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Tetsuo Hamuro
 Japan
Erwin Sietas
 Germany
Reizo Koike
 Japan
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Japan (JPN)
Shigeo Arai
Shigeo Sugiura
Masaharu Taguchi
Masanori Yusa
 United States (USA)
Ralph Flanagan
John Macionis
Jack Medica
Paul Wolf
 Hungary (HUN)
Oszkár Abay-Nemes
Ferenc Csik
Ödön Gróf
Árpád Lengyel

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Jeannette Campbell
 Argentina
Gisela Arendt
 Germany
400 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Ragnhild Hveger
 Denmark
Lenore Wingard
 United States
100 m backstroke
details
Nida Senff
 Netherlands
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Alice Bridges
 United States
200 m breaststroke
details
Hideko Maehata
 Japan
Martha Genenger
 Germany
Inge Sørensen
 Denmark
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Rie Mastenbroek
Willy den Ouden
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
 Germany (GER)
Gisela Arendt
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
 United States (USA)
Mavis Freeman
Bernice Lapp
Olive McKean
Katherine Rawls

Participating nations[edit]

248 swimmers from 29 nations competed.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 

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