Great Britain at the
1928 Winter Olympics
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in St. Moritz
Competitors32 (29 men, 3 women) in 5 sports
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. These games marked the first time in Olympic History that Great Britain didn't take a gold medal.

Medallists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze David Carnegie Skeleton Men's single event

Bobsleigh

Main article: Bobsleigh at the 1928 Winter Olympics

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Henry Martineau
Walter Birch
John Dalrymple
John Gee
Edward Hall
Five-man 1:40.6 4 1:45.7 15 3:26.3 10
GBR-2 George Pim
Guy Tracey
David Griffith
Frederick Browning
Thomas Warner
Five-man 1:41.7 5 1:44.5 10 3:26.2 9

Figure skating

Main article: Figure skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics

Men
Athlete Event CF FS Places Points Final rank
Ian Bowhill Men's singles 15 14 101 1202.25 14
Jack Page 8 11 62 1424.00 9
Women
Athlete Event CF FS Places Points Final rank
Kathleen Shaw Women's singles 11 19 95 1900.00 14
Pairs
Athletes Points Score Final rank
Kathleen Lovett
Proctor Burman
110.5 57.75 13
Ethel Muckelt
Jack Page
61.5 79.00 7

Ice hockey

Main article: Ice hockey at the 1928 Winter Olympics

Group A

The top team (highlighted) advanced to the medal round.

Team GP W L GF GA
 Great Britain 3 2 1 10 6
 France 3 2 1 6 5
 Belgium 3 2 1 9 10
 Hungary 3 0 3 2 6
February 11  Great Britain 7–3
(3–1,2–0,2–2)
 Belgium
February 12  France 3–2
(0–1,3–1,0–0)
 Great Britain
February 15  Great Britain 1–0
(1–0,0–0,0–0)
 Hungary

Medal round

The top teams from each of the three groups, plus Canada, which had received a bye into the medal round, played a 3-game round-robin to determine the medal winners.

Team GP W L GF GA
 Canada 3 3 0 38 0
 Sweden 3 2 1 7 12
  Switzerland 3 1 2 4 17
 Great Britain (4th) 3 0 3 1 21
February 17   Switzerland 4:0
(0:0,2:0,2:0)
 Great Britain
February 18  Canada 14:0
(6:0,4:0,4:0)
 Great Britain
February 19  Sweden 3:1
(2:1,0:0,1:0)
 Great Britain
4th  Great Britain (GBR)
Wilbert Brown
Colin Carruthers
Eric Carruthers
Ross Cuthbert
Bernard Fawcett
Harold Greenwood
Frederick Melland
John Rogers
Blaine Sexton
William Speechly
Victor Tait
Charles Wyld

Skeleton

Main article: Skeleton at the 1928 Winter Olympics

Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
John, Earl of Northesk 1:02.7 4 1:01.0 3 1:01.4 2 3:05.1 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

Speed skating

Main article: Speed skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Cyril Horn 54.9 32
Leonard Stewart 54.8 31
Fred Dix 53.4 30
1500 m Fred Dix 2:49.6 28
Leonard Stewart 2:48.9 27
Cyril Horn 2:40.0 24
5000 m Fred Dix 10:55.6 32
Leonard Stewart 10:40.0 31
Cyril Horn 9:45.0 23

References

  • Comité Olympique Suisse (1928). Résultats des Concours des IImes Jeux Olympiques d'hiver (PDF) (in French). Lausanne: Imprimerie du Léman. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1928, full results by sports-reference.com