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1928 Summer Olympics stamp of the Netherlands rowing.jpg
Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics on a stamp of the Netherlands
Dates2–10 August
Competitors245 from 19 nations
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Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only. The competitions were held from 2 to 10 August.[1]

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls
 Bobby Pearce (AUS)  Ken Myers (USA)  David Collet (GBR)
Double sculls
 Paul Costello
and Charles McIlvaine (USA)
 Joseph Wright Jr.
and Jack Guest (CAN)
 Leo Losert
and Viktor Flessl (AUT)
Coxless pair
 Kurt Moeschter
and Bruno Müller (GER)
 Terence O'Brien
and Robert Nisbet (GBR)
 Paul McDowell
and John Schmitt (USA)
Coxed pair
 Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Schöchlin
Karl Schöchlin
Hans Bourquin
 France (FRA)
Armand Marcelle
Édouard Marcelle
Henri Préaux
 Belgium (BEL)
Léon Flament
François de Coninck
Georges Anthony
Coxless four
 Great Britain (GBR)
John Lander
Michael Warriner
Richard Beesly
Edward Vaughan Bevan
 United States (USA)
Charles Karle
William Miller
George Healis
Ernest Bayer
 Italy (ITA)
Cesare Rossi
Pietro Freschi
Umberto Bonadè
Paolo Gennari
Coxed four
 Italy (ITA)
Valerio Perentin
Giliante D'Este
Nicolò Vittori
Giovanni Delise
Renato Petronio
 Switzerland (SUI)
Ernst Haas
Joseph Meyer
Otto Bucher
Karl Schwegler
Fritz Bösch
 Poland (POL)
Franciszek Bronikowski
Edmund Jankowski
Leon Birkholc
Bernard Ormanowski
Bolesław Drewek
 United States (USA)
Marvin Stalder
John Brinck
Francis Frederick
William Thompson
William Dally
James Workman
Hubert A. Caldwell
Peter Donlon
Donald Blessing
 Great Britain (GBR)
Jamie Hamilton
Guy Oliver Nickalls
John Badcock
Donald Gollan
Harold Lane
Gordon Killick
Jack Beresford
Harold West
Arthur Sulley
 Canada (CAN)
Frederick Hedges
Frank Fiddes
John Hand
Herbert Richardson
Jack Murdoch
Athol Meech
Edgar Norris
William Ross
John Donnelly

Participating nations

A total of 244 rowers from 19 nations competed at the Amsterdam Games:

Only one rower (Joseph Wright Jr.) and one coxswain (Georges Anthony) competed in more than one event.

Medal table

1 United States (USA)2215
2 Great Britain (GBR)1214
3 Switzerland (SUI)1102
4 Italy (ITA)1012
5 Australia (AUS)1001
 Germany (GER)1001
7 Canada (CAN)0112
8 France (FRA)0101
9 Austria (AUT)0011
 Belgium (BEL)0011
 Poland (POL)0011
Totals (11 entries)77721

See also


  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 27 July 2018.

Coordinates: 52°20′19″N 4°47′39″E / 52.3385°N 4.7942°E / 52.3385; 4.7942