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Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the
1924 Summer Olympics
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Freestyle
100 m men   women
400 m men   women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men   women
Breaststroke
200 m men   women
Freestyle relay
4×100 m   women
4×200 m men  

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.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States (USA) 9 5 5 19
2 Great Britain Great Britain (GBR) 1 2 1 4
3 Australia Australia (AUS) 1 1 2 4
4 Sweden Sweden (SWE) 0 2 2 4
5 Belgium Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
6 Hungary Hungary (HUN) 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
22x20px Johnny Weissmuller
United States (USA)
22x20px Duke Kahanamoku
United States (USA)
22x20px Samuel Kahanamoku
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
22x20px Johnny Weissmuller
United States (USA)
22x20px Arne Borg
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Boy Charlton
Australia (AUS)
1500 m freestyle
details
22x20px Boy Charlton
Australia (AUS)
22x20px Arne Borg
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Frank Beaurepaire
Australia (AUS)
100 m backstroke
details
22x20px Warren Kealoha
United States (USA)
22x20px Paul Wyatt
United States (USA)
22x20px Károly Bartha
Hungary (HUN)
200 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Bob Skelton
United States (USA)
22x20px Joseph De Combe
Belgium (BEL)
22x20px Bill Kirschbaum
United States (USA)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
United States United States (USA)
Ralph Breyer
Harry Glancy
Dick Howell
Wally O'Connor
Johnny Weissmuller
Australia Australia (AUS)
Frank Beaurepaire
Boy Charlton
Moss Christie
Ernest Henry
Ivan Stedman
Sweden Sweden (SWE)
Åke Borg
Arne Borg
Thor Henning
Gösta Persson
Orvar Trolle
Georg Werner

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
22x20px Ethel Lackie
United States (USA)
22x20px Mariechen Wehselau
United States (USA)
22x20px Gertrude Ederle
United States (USA)
400 m freestyle
details
22x20px Martha Norelius
United States (USA)
22x20px Helen Wainwright
United States (USA)
22x20px Gertrude Ederle
United States (USA)
100 m backstroke
details
22x20px Sybil Bauer
United States (USA)
22x20px Phyllis Harding
Great Britain (GBR)
22x20px Aileen Riggin
United States (USA)
200 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Lucy Morton
Great Britain (GBR)
22x20px Agnes Geraghty
United States (USA)
22x20px Gladys Carson
Great Britain (GBR)
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
United States United States (USA)
Euphrasia Donnelly
Gertrude Ederle
Ethel Lackie
Mariechen Wehselau
Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Florence Barker
Constance Jeans
Grace McKenzie
Iris Tanner
Sweden Sweden (SWE)
Aina Berg
Gurli Ewerlund
Wivan Pettersson
Hjördis Töpel

Participating nations

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:

References