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United States at the 1928 Summer Olympics

The United States competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 280 competitors, 236 men and 44 women, took part in 96 events in 15 sports.[1]

United States at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in Amsterdam
Competitors280 in 15 sports
Flag bearerBud Houser
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
22
Silver
18
Bronze
16
Total
56
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Ray Barbuti Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
  Gold Charles Borah, Henry Russell,
James Quinn, Frank Wykoff
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
  Gold Fred Alderman, George Baird,
Ray Barbuti, Emerson Spencer
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
  Gold Ed Hamm Athletics Men's long jump July 31
  Gold Bob King Athletics Men's high jump July 29
  Gold Sabin Carr Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
  Gold John Kuck Athletics Men's shot put July 29
  Gold Bud Houser Athletics Men's discus throw August 1
  Gold Betty Robinson Athletics Women's 100 m July 31
  Gold Pete Desjardins Diving Men's 3 m springboard August 8
Men's 10 m platform August 11
  Gold Helen Meany Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
  Gold Elizabeth Becker-Pinkston Diving Women's 10 m platform August 11
  Gold Paul Costello, Charles McIlvaine Rowing Men's double sculls August 10
  Gold Donald Blessing, John Brinck, Hubert A. Caldwell,
William Dally, Peter Donlon, Francis Frederick,
Marvin Stalder, William Thompson, James Workman
Rowing Men's eight August 10
  Gold Johnny Weissmuller Swimming Men's 100 m freestyle August 11
  Gold George Kojac Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
  Gold Austin Clapp, George Kojac,
Walter Laufer, Johnny Weissmuller
Swimming Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay August 11
  Gold Albina Osipowich Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle August 11
  Gold Martha Norelius Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle August 6
  Gold Eleanor Garatti, Adelaide Lambert,
Martha Norelius, Albina Osipowich
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay August 9
  Gold Allie Morrison Wrestling Men's freestyle featherweight August 1
  Silver Steve Anderson Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 1
  Silver Frank Cuhel Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles July 30
  Silver Levi Casey Athletics Men's triple jump August 2
  Silver Benjamin Hedges Athletics Men's high jump July 29
  Silver William Droegemueller Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
  Silver Herman Brix Athletics Men's shot put July 29
  Silver Jessie Cross, Loretta McNeil,
Betty Robinson, Mary Washburn
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
  Silver Lillian Copeland Athletics Women's discus throw July 31
  Silver John Daley Boxing Men's bantamweight July 11
  Silver Stephen Halaiko Boxing Men's lightweight July 11
  Silver Michael Galitzen Diving Men's 3 m springboard August 8
  Silver Dorothy Poynton Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
  Silver Georgia Coleman Diving Women's 10 m platform August 11
  Silver Kenneth Myers Rowing Men's single sculls August 10
  Silver Ernest Bayer, George Healis,
Charles Karle, William Miller
Rowing Men's coxless four August 10
  Silver Walter Laufer Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
  Silver Eleanor Garatti Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle August 11
  Silver Lloyd Appleton Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight August 1
  Bronze John Collier Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 1
  Bronze Morgan Taylor Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles July 30
  Bronze Al Bates Athletics Men's long jump July 31
  Bronze Charles McGinnis Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
  Bronze James Corson Athletics Men's discus throw August 1
  Bronze Edmund Black Athletics Men's hammer throw July 30
  Bronze Ken Doherty Athletics Men's decathlon August 5
  Bronze Mildred Wiley Athletics Women's high jump August 5
  Bronze Harold Devine Boxing Men's featherweight July 11
  Bronze Michael Galitzen Diving Men's 10 m platform August 11
  Bronze Georgia Coleman Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
  Bronze George Calnan Fencing Men's épée August 7
  Bronze Paul McDowell, John Schmitt Rowing Men's coxless pair August 10
  Bronze Buster Crabbe Swimming Men's 1500 m freestyle August 6
  Bronze Paul Wyatt Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
  Bronze Josephine McKim Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle August 6

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented the United States in 1928.

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Water PoloEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-01.