Swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Swimming
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue LA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium
Dates6–13 August
No. of events11
Competitors128 from 20 nations
  1928
1936  

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]

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan  (JPN)55212
2US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)52310
3Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)1102
4Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)0202
5Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0101
6Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0022
7Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0011
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)0011
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg  Philippines  (PHI)0011
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa  (RSA)0011
Totals (10 nations)11111133

Medal summary

Men's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyle
details
Yasuji Miyazaki
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Tatsugo Kawaishi
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Albert Schwartz
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
400 m freestyle
details
Buster Crabbe
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Jean Taris
Flag of France.svg  France
Tsutomu Ōyokota
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Kusuo Kitamura
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shozo Makino
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Jim Cristy
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
100 m backstroke
details
Masaji Kiyokawa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Toshio Irie
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Kentaro Kawatsu
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Reizo Koike
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Teófilo Yldefonso
Flag of the Philippines (1919-1936).svg  Philippines
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
details
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan  (JPN)
Yasuji Miyazaki
Hisakichi Toyoda
Takashi Yokoyama
Masanori Yusa
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Frank Booth
George Fissler
Maiola Kalili
Manuella Kalili
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
István Bárány
László Szabados
András Székely
András Wanié

Women's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyle
details
Helene Madison
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Willy den Ouden
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Eleanor Saville
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
400 m freestyle
details
Helene Madison
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Lenore Kight
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Jenny Maakal
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa
100 m backstroke
details
Eleanor Holm
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Bonnie Mealing
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Valerie Davies
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
200 m breaststroke
details
Clare Dennis
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Hideko Maehata
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Else Jacobsen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Helen Johns
Helene Madison
Josephine McKim
Eleanor Saville
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Corrie Laddé
Willy den Ouden
Puck Oversloot
Maria Vierdag
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Valerie Davies
Edna Hughes
Helen Varcoe

Participating nations

128 swimmers from 20 nations competed. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Swimming at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2016.