Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Swimming
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiapark Schwimmstadion Berlin
Dates8–15 August
No. of events11
Competitors248 from 29 nations
  1932
1948  

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]

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan  (JPN)42511
2Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)4105
3US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)2338
4Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)1012
5Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany  (GER)0314
6Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0112
7Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)0101
Totals (7 nations)11111133

Medal summary

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Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
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Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games Jeannette Campbell, Rie Mastenbroek, Gisela Arendt 1936.jpg
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games

Men's events

GamesGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyle
details
Ferenc Csik
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary
Masanori Yusa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shigeo Arai
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
400 m freestyle
details
Jack Medica
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Shunpei Uto
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Shozo Makino
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Noboru Terada
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Jack Medica
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Shunpei Uto
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
100 m backstroke
details
Adolph Kiefer
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Al Vande Weghe
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Masaji Kiyokawa
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Tetsuo Hamuro
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Erwin Sietas
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Reizo Koike
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan  (JPN)
Shigeo Arai
Shigeo Sugiura
Masaharu Taguchi
Masanori Yusa
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Ralph Flanagan
John Macionis
Jack Medica
Paul Wolf
Flag of Hungary (1915-1918, 1919-1946; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg  Hungary  (HUN)
Oszkár Abay-Nemes
Ferenc Csik
Ödön Gróf
Árpád Lengyel

Women's events

GamesGoldSilverBronze
100 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Jeannette Campbell
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Gisela Arendt
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
400 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Ragnhild Hveger
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Lenore Wingard
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
100 m backstroke
details
Nida Senff
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Rie Mastenbroek
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Alice Bridges
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
200 m breaststroke
details
Hideko Maehata
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Japan
Martha Genenger
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
Inge Sørensen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Rie Mastenbroek
Willy den Ouden
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany  (GER)
Gisela Arendt
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Mavis Freeman
Bernice Lapp
Olive McKean
Katherine Rawls

Participating nations

248 swimmers from 29 nations competed. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2016.