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Swimming at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the
1920 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men   women
300 m   women
400 m men  
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men
Breaststroke
200 m men  
400 m men
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, ten swimming events were contested. The women's 300 metre freestyle event was new since the previous Games in 1912. The competitions were held from Sunday August 22, 1920 to Sunday August 29, 1920. There was a total of 116 participants from 19 countries competing.


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Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
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22x20px Duke Kahanamoku
United States (USA)
22x20px Pua Kealoha
United States (USA)
22x20px Bill Harris
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
22x20px Norman Ross
United States (USA)
22x20px Ludy Langer
United States (USA)
22x20px George Vernot
Canada (CAN)
1500 m freestyle
details
22x20px Norman Ross
United States (USA)
22x20px George Vernot
Canada (CAN)
22x20px Frank Beaurepaire
Australia (AUS)
100 m backstroke
details
22x20px Warren Kealoha
United States (USA)
22x20px Ray Kegeris
United States (USA)
22x20px Gérard Blitz
Belgium (BEL)
200 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Håkan Malmrot
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Thor Henning
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Arvo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
400 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Håkan Malmrot
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Thor Henning
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Arvo Aaltonen
Finland (FIN)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
United States United States (USA)
Duke Kahanamoku
Pua Kealoha
Perry McGillivray
Norman Ross
Australia Australia (AUS)
Frank Beaurepaire
Henry Hay
William Herald
Ivan Stedman
Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Annison
Edward Peter
Leslie Savage
Henry Taylor

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
22x20px Ethelda Bleibtrey
United States (USA)
22x20px Irene Guest
United States (USA)
22x20px Frances Schroth
United States (USA)
300 m freestyle
details
22x20px Ethelda Bleibtrey
United States (USA)
22x20px Margaret Woodbridge
United States (USA)
22x20px Frances Schroth
United States (USA)
4×100 m freestyle relay
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United States United States (USA)
Ethelda Bleibtrey
Irene Guest
Frances Schroth
Margaret Woodbridge
Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Hilda James
Constance Jeans
Grace McKenzie
Charlotte Radcliffe
Sweden Sweden (SWE)
Aina Berg
Jane Gylling
Emily Machnow
Carin Nilsson

Participating nations

A total of 116 swimmers (92 men and 24 women) from 19 nations (men from 17 nations - women from 9 nations) competed at the Antwerp Games:

References

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