Swimming at the 1896 Summer Olympics

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Swimming
at the Games of the I Olympiad
Venue Bay of Zea
Dates11–19 August
No. of events4
Competitors13 from 4 nations
1900  

At the 1896 Summer Olympics , four swimming events were contested, all for men. They were planned and organized by the Sub-Committee for Nautical Sports. All events took place on 11 April in the Bay of Zea. There was a total of 13 participants from 4 countries competing.

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary  (HUN)2002
2Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece  (GRE)1337
3Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria  (AUT)1102
Totals (3 nations)44311

Medal summary

These medals are retroactively assigned by the International Olympic Committee; at the time, winners were given a silver medal and subsequent places received no award.

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyle
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Alfréd Hajós
Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary
Otto Herschmann
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
none awarded
500 m freestyle
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Paul Neumann
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg  Austria
Antonios Pepanos
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
Efstathios Chorafas
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
1200 m freestyle
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Alfréd Hajós
Flag of Hungary (1867-1918).svg  Hungary
Ioannis Andreou
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
Efstathios Chorafas
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
Sailors 100 m freestyle
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Ioannis Malokinis
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
Spyridon Chazapis
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece
Dimitrios Drivas
Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece

Participating nations

A total of 13 swimmers from 4 nations competed at the Athens Games:

Sub-Committee for Nautical Sports

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