Swimming
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
VenueOlympiapark Schwimmstadion Berlin
Dates8–15 August
No. of events11
Competitors248 from 29 nations
← 1932
1948 →

At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, eleven swimming events were contested, six for men and five for women. The competitions were held from Saturday August 8, 1936 to Saturday August 15, 1936. There was a total of 248 participants from 29 countries competing.[1]

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)42511
2 Netherlands (NED)4105
3 United States (USA)2338
4 Hungary (HUN)1012
5 Germany (GER)0314
6 Denmark (DEN)0112
7 Argentina (ARG)0101
Totals (7 entries)11111133

Medal summary

Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games
The podium of 100 m freestyle at the 1936 Olympic Games

Men's events

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Ferenc Csik
 Hungary
Masanori Yusa
 Japan
Shigeo Arai
 Japan
400 m freestyle
details
Jack Medica
 United States
Shunpei Uto
 Japan
Shozo Makino
 Japan
1500 m freestyle
details
Noboru Terada
 Japan
Jack Medica
 United States
Shunpei Uto
 Japan
100 m backstroke
details
Adolph Kiefer
 United States
Al Vande Weghe
 United States
Masaji Kiyokawa
 Japan
200 m breaststroke
details
Tetsuo Hamuro
 Japan
Erwin Sietas
 Germany
Reizo Koike
 Japan
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
 Japan (JPN)
Shigeo Arai
Shigeo Sugiura
Masaharu Taguchi
Masanori Yusa
 United States (USA)
Ralph Flanagan
John Macionis
Jack Medica
Paul Wolf
 Hungary (HUN)
Oszkár Abay-Nemes
Ferenc Csik
Ödön Gróf
Árpád Lengyel

Women's events

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Jeannette Campbell
 Argentina
Gisela Arendt
 Germany
400 m freestyle
details
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Ragnhild Hveger
 Denmark
Lenore Wingard
 United States
100 m backstroke
details
Nida Senff
 Netherlands
Rie Mastenbroek
 Netherlands
Alice Bridges
 United States
200 m breaststroke
details
Hideko Maehata
 Japan
Martha Genenger
 Germany
Inge Sørensen
 Denmark
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
 Netherlands (NED)
Rie Mastenbroek
Willy den Ouden
Jopie Selbach
Tini Wagner
 Germany (GER)
Gisela Arendt
Ruth Halbsguth
Leni Lohmar
Ingeborg Schmitz
 United States (USA)
Mavis Freeman
Bernice Lapp
Olive McKean
Katherine Rawls

Participating nations

248 swimmers from 29 nations competed.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2016.