Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics


Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Great Britain
games=1928 Summer
competitors=
sports=
flagbearer= Malcolm Nokes
gold=3
silver=10
bronze=7
total=20
rank=11

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. British athletes won only three gold medals (down from nine in 1924), and twenty medals overall, finishing eleventh.

Gold

Rowing

*Coxless four of Richard Beesly, Edward Vaughan Bevan, John Lander and Michael Warriner from the First Trinity Boat Club - 6:36.0

Track and field

*800 metres - Douglas Lowe - 1:51.8
*400 metre hurdles - David Burghley - 53.4s

Silver

Cycling

*Road individual time trial - Frank Southall - 4h: 55m: 06s.
*Time trial, team - Jack Lauterwasser, John Middleton and Frank Southall - 15h: 14m: 49s
*Tandem - John Sibbitt and Ernest Chambers

Fencing

*Women's foil - Muriel Freeman

Rowing

*Eights - crew from Thames Rowing Club - including Jack Beresford - 6:05.6
*Coxless pair - Terence O'Brien and Robert Archibald Nisbet - 7:08.6

wimming

*Women's 100 metres backstroke - Ellen King - 1:22.2
*Women's 4 by 100 metres freestyle relay - 5:02.8

Track and field

*100 metres - Jack London - 10.9s
*200 metres - Walter Rangeley - 21.9s

Bronze

Cycling

*4000 metre team pursuit - 5:02.4

Gymnastics

*Women's team combined exercises - 258.25 points

Rowing

*Single sculls - Theodore Collet - 7:29.8

wimming

*Women's 100 metres freestyle - Joyce Cooper - 1:13.6
*Women's 100 metres backstroke - Joyce Cooper - 1:22.8

Track and field

*4 by 100 metres relay - 41.8s

Wrestling - freestyle

*Middleweight - Samuel Rabin

Results by event


=Boxing=

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)
* Cuthbert Taylor:* First Round — Bye:* Second Round — Defeated Juan José Trillo (ARG), points:* Quarterfinals — Lost to Armand Appel (FRA), points
Men's Lightweight (– 61.2 kg)
* Fred Webster:* First Round — Bye:* Second Round — Lost to David Baan (HOL), points
Men's Light Heavyweight (– 79.4 kg)
* Alfred Jackson:* First Round — Defeated Alfred Cleverley (NZL), points:* Quarterfinals — Lost to Karel Miljon (HOL), points
Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)
* Joseph Goyder :* First Round — Lost to Sam Olij (HOL), points

References

[http://www.hickoksports.com/history/ol1928.shtml]


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