South Africa at the 1936 Summer Olympics

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 32 competitors, 27 men and 5 women, took part in 26 events in 6 sports.[1]

South Africa at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg
IOC codeRSA
NOCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sascoc.co.za
in Berlin
Competitors32 (27 men, 5 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

SilverEdit

AthleticsEdit

Hurdler Sid Kiel, the holder of the South African record for the 110 metres hurdles, was selected in the South African delegation but boycotted to protest the antisemitism of the German government.[2]

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Two cyclists, both men, represented South Africa in 1936.

Individual road race
Sprint
Time trial

RowingEdit

South Africa had one rower participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1936.[3]

Men's single sculls

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  2. ^ Players / South Africa / Sid Kiel – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "South Africa Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 May 2018.

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