Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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.

Swimming
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
VenuePiscine des Tourelles
Dates13–20 July
No. of events11
Competitors169 from 23 nations
← 1920
1928 →

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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)95519
2  Great Britain (GBR)1214
3  Australia (AUS)1124
4  Sweden (SWE)0224
5  Belgium (BEL)0101
6  Hungary (HUN)0011
Totals (6 nations)11111133

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

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

Women's eventsEdit

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

Participating nationsEdit

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:

ReferencesEdit

  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2007-01-26.