Great Britain at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Great Britain at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Los Angeles
Competitors108 in 10 sports
Flag bearerLord Burghley
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
4
Silver
7
Bronze
5
Total
16
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Great Britain, represented by the British Olympic Association (BOA), competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 108 competitors, 90 men and 18 women, took part in 50 events in 10 sports.[1] British athletes won four gold medals (up from three in 1928), and sixteen medals overall, finishing eighth.

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Tommy Hampson Athletics Men's 800 m 2 August
 Gold Tommy Green Athletics Men's 50 km walk 3 August
 Gold Lewis Clive, Hugh Edwards Rowing Men's coxless pair 13 August
 Gold John Badcock, Jack Beresford,
Hugh Edwards, Rowland George
Rowing Men's coxless four 13 August
 Silver Jerry Cornes Athletics Men's 1500 m 4 August
 Silver Tom Evenson Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase 2 August
 Silver David Burghley, Tommy Hampson,
Godfrey Rampling, Crew Stoneley
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay 2 August
 Silver Sam Ferris Athletics Men's marathon 7 August
 Silver Ernest Chambers, Stanley Chambers Cycling Men's tandem 3 August
 Silver Judy Guinness Fencing Women's foil 4 August
 Silver George Colin Ratsey, Peter Jaffe Sailing Star class 12 August
 Bronze Don Finlay Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles 3 August
 Bronze Nellie Halstead, Eileen Hiscock,
Gwendoline Porter, Violet Webb
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay 7 August
 Bronze William Harvell, Charles Holland,
Ernest Johnson, Frank Southall
Cycling Men's team pursuit 2 August
 Bronze Valerie Davies Swimming Women's 100 m backstroke 11 August
 Bronze Joyce Cooper, Valerie Davies,
Edna Hughes, Helen Varcoe
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 12 August

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Seven cyclists, all men, represented Great Britain in 1932.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, one man and two women, represented Great Britain in 1932.

Men's foil
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1932.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 22 September 2009. Retrieved 3 May 2010.