at the Games of the IX Olympiad
|Venue||Piscine des Tourelles|
|No. of events||11|
|Competitors||169 from 23 nations|
| Swimming at the|
1924 Summer Olympics
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Sunday July 13, 1924, to Sunday July 20, 1924.
There were 169 participants from 23 countries competing. The United States team, coached by Bill Bachrach, won 19 of the 33 medals, and 9 of the 11 gold medals.
|1||United States (USA)||9||5||5||19|
|2||Great Britain (GBR)||1||2||1||4|
|Totals (6 nations)||11||11||11||33|
|100 m freestyle|| Johnny Weissmuller |
| Duke Kahanamoku |
| Samuel Kahanamoku |
|400 m freestyle|| Johnny Weissmuller |
| Arne Borg |
| Boy Charlton |
|1500 m freestyle|| Boy Charlton |
| Arne Borg |
| Frank Beaurepaire |
|100 m backstroke|| Warren Kealoha |
| Paul Wyatt |
| Károly Bartha |
|200 m breaststroke|| Bob Skelton |
| Joseph De Combe |
| Bill Kirschbaum |
|4×200 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
| Australia (AUS)|
| Sweden (SWE)|
|100 m freestyle|| Ethel Lackie |
| Mariechen Wehselau |
| Gertrude Ederle |
|400 m freestyle|| Martha Norelius |
| Helen Wainwright |
| Gertrude Ederle |
|100 m backstroke|| Sybil Bauer |
| Phyllis Harding |
| Aileen Riggin |
|200 m breaststroke|| Lucy Morton |
| Agnes Geraghty |
| Gladys Carson |
|4×100 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
| Great Britain (GBR)|
| Sweden (SWE)|
A total of 169 swimmers (118 men and 51 women) from 23 nations (men from 22 nations - women from 10 nations) competed at the Paris Games:
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