Japan at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
IOC codeJPN
NOCJapanese Olympic Committee
Websitewww.joc.or.jp (in Japanese and English)
in Los Angeles
Competitors131
Flag bearerMikio Oda
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
7
Silver
7
Bronze
4
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Empire of Japan competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. 131 athletes competed in 10 sports and also participated in art competitions.

Swimming became the most successful sport after collecting five gold medals, five silver medals and also two bronze medals. Takeichi Nishi also performed stunningly in equestrian and won Japan's first gold medal in the sport. The field hockey team also competed with two other teams from the United States and India, and won a silver medal.

With so many teams, Japan's delegation was the second largest, exceeded only by the United States.

Medalists

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Aquatics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Field hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1st place, gold medalist(s)  India 2 2 0 0 35 2 +33 2
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Japan 2 1 0 1 10 13 −3 1
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  United States (H) 2 0 0 2 3 33 −30 0
Source: Sports Reference
(H) Host

Matches

4 August 1932
India  11–1[1]  Japan
Roop Singh(3)
Kullar(3)
Carr (1)
Chand (4)
Inohara(1)

8 August 1932
Japan  9–2  United States
Inohara(4)

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rokuro Takahashi
Norio Ban
Umetaro Shibata
Daikichi Suzuki
Shokichi Nanba
Coxed four 7:16.8 3 R 7:47.0 4 Did not advance 6
Yoshio Enomoto
Shigeo Fujiwara
Saburo Hara
Kenzo Ikeda
Setsuo Matsura
Taro Nishidono
Hidemitsu Tanaka
Setsuji Tanaka
Toshi Sano
Eight 6:43.4 3 R 7:22.6 3 Did not advance 7

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Art competitions

Main article: Art competitions at the 1932 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "India vs. Japan". Bharatiyahockey.org. Retrieved 2 April 2019.