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The 1932 Summer Olympics (officialy known as the Games of the X Olympiad) was an event held in Los Angeles, United States. No other cities made a bid to host the Olympics for the first time since 1912 when Stockholm was the only city to make a bid.

Sports

Tennis, Rugby and Volleyball were dropped from the Olympic Games while Shooting was brought back. This put the number of sports down to 15.

  • Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, Water Polo)
  • Athletics
  • Boxing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Medal Table

Winners

Aquatics

Diving

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 3 metre springboard United States Michael Galitzen United States Harold Smith United States Richard Degener
Men's 10 metre platform United States Michael Galitzen United States Harold Smith United States Frank Kurtz
Women's 3 metre springboard United States Georgia Coleman United States Jane Fauntz United States Katherine Rawls
Women's 10 metre platform United States Dorothy Poynton United States Georgia Coleman Flag of Sweden Ingeborg Sjöqvist

Swimming

Water Polo

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Water Polo 23px Hungary United States United States 23px Germany

Athletics

The big controversy of the athletics program was in the Men's 5000 meters when Lauri Lehtinen blocked Ralph Hill on the final straight. This move was noticed and disqualified Lehtinen, putting Hill as the gold medalist.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 100 metres United States Ralph Metcalfe United States Eddie Tolan United States George Simpson
Men's 200 metres United States Eddie Tolan United States George Simpson United States Arthur Jonath
Men's 400 metres United States Bill Carr United States Ben Eastman Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Alex Wilson
Men's 800 metres Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Alex Wilson Flag of the United Kingdom Tommy Hampson United States Eddie Genung
Men's 1500 metres 23px Luigi Beccali Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Phil Edwards Flag of the United Kingdom Jerry Cornes
Men's 5000 metres United States Ralph Hill 23px Lauri Virtanen Flag of New Zealand Billy Savidan
Men's 10,000 metres 23px Janusz Kusociński 23px Volmari Iso-Hollo 23px Lauri Virtanen
Men's 110 metres hurdles United States George Saling United States Percy Beard United States Jack Keller
Men's 400 metres hurdles Flag of Ireland Bob Tisdall United States Morgan Taylor United States Glenn Hardin
Men's 3000 metres steeplechase 23px Volmari Iso-Hollo Flag of the United Kingdom Thomas Evenson 23px Martti Matilainen
Men's 4 × 100 metres relay United States United States 23px Germany Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada
Men's 4 × 400 metres relay United States United States Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada
Men's Marathon Flag of Argentina Juan Carlos Zabala Flag of the United Kingdom Sam Ferris Flag of the United Kingdom Dunky Wright
Men's 50 km walk Flag of the United Kingdom Tommy Green 23px Jānis Daliņš 23px Ugo Frigerio
Men's long jump United States Ed Gordon United States Lambert Redd Flag of Sweden Eric Svensson
Men's triple jump Flag of Japan Chuhei Nambu Flag of Sweden Eric Svensson Flag of Japan Kenkichi Oshima
Men's high jump 23px Simeon Toribio United States Bob Van Osdel United States Corny Johnson
Men's Pole Vault United States Bill Miller United States George Jefferson United States Bill Graber

Boxing

Cycling

Equestrian

Fencing

Football

Main article: Football at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Field Hockey

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 23px India Flag of Japan Japan United States United States

Lacrosse

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Men's United States United States Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rowing

Sailing

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Snowbird Flag of France France Spain Spain 23px Germany
Star United States United States Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada
6 Metre Flag of Sweden Sweden United States United States Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada
8 Metre United States United States Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957 Canada n/a

Shooting

Games Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol Spain José González 23px Heinz Hax 23px Domenico Matteucci
50 metre rifle, prone 23px Gustavo Huet Flag of Sweden Bertil Rönnmark 23px Zoltán Soós-Ruszka Hradetzky

Weightlifting

Games Gold Silver Bronze
60 kg Flag of France Raymond Suvigny 23px Hans Wölpert United States Anthony Terlazzo
67.5 kg Flag of France René Duverger Flag of Austria Hans Haas 23px Pierino Gabetti
75 kg' 23px Rudolf Ismayr 23px Carlo Galimberti Flag of Austria Karl Hipfinger
82.5 kg Flag of France Louis Hostin United States Henry Duey Flag of Denmark Svend Olsen
Over 82.5 kg 23px Jaroslav Skobla 23px Josef Straßberger 23px Václav Pšenička

Wrestling

External links

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