at the Games of the IX Olympiad
|Venue||Olympic Sports Park Swim Stadium|
|No. of events||11|
|Competitors||182 from 28 nations|
| Swimming at the|
1928 Summer Olympics
At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 4, 1928, to Saturday August 11, 1928.
There were 182 participants from 28 countries competing.
|1||United States (USA)||6||2||3||11|
|7||Great Britain (GBR)||0||2||2||4|
|South Africa (RSA)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (12 nations)||11||11||11||33|
|100 m freestyle|| Johnny Weissmuller |
| István Bárány |
| Katsuo Takaishi |
|400 m freestyle|| Alberto Zorrilla |
| Boy Charlton |
| Arne Borg |
|1500 m freestyle|| Arne Borg |
| Boy Charlton |
| Buster Crabbe |
|100 m backstroke|| George Kojac |
| Walter Laufer |
| Paul Wyatt |
|200 m breaststroke|| Yoshiyuki Tsuruta |
| Erich Rademacher |
| Teófilo Yldefonso |
|4×200 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
| Japan (JPN)|
| Canada (CAN)|
|100 m freestyle|| Albina Osipowich |
| Eleanor Garatti |
| Joyce Cooper |
|400 m freestyle|| Martha Norelius |
| Marie Braun |
| Josephine McKim |
|100 m backstroke|| Marie Braun |
| Ellen King |
| Joyce Cooper |
|200 m breaststroke|| Hilde Schrader |
| Marie Baron |
| Charlotte Mühe |
|4×100 m freestyle relay|| United States (USA)|
| Great Britain (GBR)|
| South Africa (RSA)|
Freddie van der Goes
182 swimmers from 28 nations competed. Chile, Ireland, Panama, the Philippines, and Poland competed in swimming for the first time.
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Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1928 Summer Olympics:
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