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Swimming at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Swimming at the
1928 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 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. The United States team, coached by Bill Bachrach, won 11 of the 33 medals, and 6 of the 11 gold medals.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States (USA) 6 2 3 11
2 Netherlands Netherlands (NED) 1 2 0 3
3 Germany Germany (GER) 1 1 1 3
Japan Japan (JPN) 1 1 1 3
5 Sweden Sweden (SWE) 1 0 1 2
6 Argentina Argentina (ARG) 1 0 0 1
7 Great Britain Great Britain (GBR) 0 2 2 4
8 Australia Australia (AUS) 0 2 0 2
9 Hungary Hungary (HUN) 0 1 0 1
10 Philippines Philippines (PHI) 0 0 1 1
Canada Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1
South Africa South Africa (RSA) 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Medal summary

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
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22x20px Johnny Weissmuller
United States (USA)
22x20px István Bárány
Hungary (HUN)
22x20px Katsuo Takaishi
Japan (JPN)
400 m freestyle
details
22x20px Alberto Zorrilla
Argentina (ARG)
22x20px Boy Charlton
Australia (AUS)
22x20px Arne Borg
Sweden (SWE)
1500 m freestyle
details
22x20px Arne Borg
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Boy Charlton
Australia (AUS)
22x20px Buster Crabbe
United States (USA)
100 m backstroke
details
22x20px George Kojac
United States (USA)
22x20px Walter Laufer
United States (USA)
22x20px Paul Wyatt
United States (USA)
200 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Yoshiyuki Tsuruta
Japan (JPN)
22x20px Erich Rademacher
Germany (GER)
22x20px Teófilo Yldefonso
Philippines (PHI)
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
United States United States (USA)
Austin Clapp
George Kojac
Walter Laufer
Johnny Weissmuller
Japan Japan (JPN)
Nobuo Arai
Tokuhei Sada
Katsuo Takaishi
Hiroshi Yoneyama
Canada Canada (CAN)
Garnet Ault
Munroe Bourne
Walter Spence
James Thompson

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
22x20px Albina Osipowich
United States (USA)
22x20px Eleanor Garatti
United States (USA)
22x20px Joyce Cooper
Great Britain (GBR)
400 m freestyle
details
22x20px Martha Norelius
United States (USA)
22x20px Marie Braun
Netherlands (NED)
22x20px Josephine McKim
United States (USA)
100 m backstroke
details
22x20px Marie Braun
Netherlands (NED)
22x20px Ellen King
Great Britain (GBR)
22x20px Joyce Cooper
Great Britain (GBR)
200 m breaststroke
details
22x20px Hilde Schrader
Germany (GER)
22x20px Marie Baron
Netherlands (NED)
22x20px Charlotte Mühe
Germany (GER)
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
United States United States (USA)
Eleanor Garatti
Adelaide Lambert
Martha Norelius
Albina Osipowich
Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Joyce Cooper
Ellen King
Cissie Stewart
Iris Tanner
South Africa South Africa (RSA)
Mary Bedford
Freddie van der Goes
Rhoda Rennie
Kathleen Russell

Participating nations

182 swimmers from 28 nations competed. Chile, Ireland, Panama, the Philippines, and Poland competed in swimming for the first time.

References

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