1932 in sports

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1932 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1932 in sports

Alpine skiingEdit

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

2nd FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

France

  • A professional football league Division Nationale, first officially gane held on September 11, as predecessor for Ligue 1.[citation needed]

Germany

Spain

Italy

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

  • Eddie Tolan (USA) breaks the world record by running a time of 10.3 seconds

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

Brownlow Medal

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Events

  • Brooklyn's major league baseball team, known informally until now as the “Superbas”, the “Robins”, or the “Trolley Dodgers”, officially selects the name Brooklyn Dodgers

BasketballEdit

Events

BobsleighEdit

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

Two bobsleigh events are held at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid :

  • 2-man bob – gold: USA I; silver: Switzerland II; bronze: USA II
  • 4-man bob – gold: USA I; silver: USA II; bronze: Germany I

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CurlingEdit

1932 Winter Olympics

  • Curling is a demonstration event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games between four teams from Canada and four from the United States, Canada winning by 12 games to 4

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Events

Field hockeyEdit

1932 Summer Olympics (Men)

  • Gold Medal – India
  • Silver Medal – Japan
  • Bronze Medal – USA

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

1932 Winter Olympics

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Harness racingEdit

USA

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

France

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey World Championships

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Germany

1932 Winter Olympics

  • Gold Medal – Canada
  • Silver Medal – USA
  • Bronze Medal – Germany

MotorsportEdit

Nordic skiingEdit

Olympic Games (Men's Competition)

Olympic GamesEdit

1932 Winter Olympics

1932 Summer Olympics

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Home Nations Championship

SnookerEdit

World Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

1932 Winter Olympics (Men)

1932 Winter Olympics (Women)

  • Women's speed skating is held as a demonstration event only with competitions over 500m, 1000m and 1500m.

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

AwardsEdit

Associated Press Athlete of the Year

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  2. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Grand National punters will have to go a long way to beat this 1932 win". DerbyshireLive. 6 April 2019. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Lake Placid Winter Olympics - Athletes, Medals & Results". Olympics.com. 25 April 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2021.