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Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 8, 1936 to Saturday August 15, 1936. There was a total of 248 participants from 29 countries competing.[1]

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Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)42511
2  Netherlands (NED)4105
3  United States (USA)2338
4  Hungary (HUN)1012
5  Germany (GER)0314
6  Denmark (DEN)0112
7  Argentina (ARG)0101
Totals (7 nations)11111133


Medal summaryEdit

 
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
 
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
 
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
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Ferenc Csik
  Hungary
Masanori Yusa
  Japan
Shigeo Arai
  Japan
400 m freestyle
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Jack Medica
  United States
Shunpei Uto
  Japan
Shozo Makino
  Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Noboru Terada
  Japan
Jack Medica
  United States
Shunpei Uto
  Japan
100 m backstroke
details
Adolph Kiefer
  United States
Al Vande Weghe
  United States
Masaji Kiyokawa
  Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Tetsuo Hamuro
  Japan
Erwin Sietas
  Germany
Reizo Koike
  Japan
4×200 m freestyle relay
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  Japan (JPN)
Shigeo Arai
Shigeo Sugiura
Masaharu Taguchi
Masanori Yusa
  United States (USA)
Ralph Flanagan
John Macionis
Jack Medica
Paul Wolf
  Hungary (HUN)
Oszkár Abay-Nemes
Ferenc Csik
Ödön Gróf
Árpád Lengyel

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
  Netherlands
Jeannette Campbell
  Argentina
Gisela Arendt
  Germany
400 m freestyle
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Rie Mastenbroek
  Netherlands
Ragnhild Hveger
  Denmark
Lenore Wingard
  United States
100 m backstroke
details
Nida Senff
  Netherlands
Rie Mastenbroek
  Netherlands
Alice Bridges
  United States
200 m breaststroke
details
Hideko Maehata
  Japan
Martha Genenger
  Germany
Inge Sørensen
  Denmark
4×100 m freestyle relay
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  Netherlands (NED)
Rie Mastenbroek
Willy den Ouden
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
  Germany (GER)
Gisela Arendt
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
  United States (USA)
Mavis Freeman
Bernice Lapp
Olive McKean
Katherine Rawls

Participating nationsEdit

248 swimmers from 29 nations competed.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 September 2016.

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