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Australia at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 13 (9 men, 4 women) in six sports
Flag bearer Andrew Charlton
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Due to the Great Depression, Australia could only afford to send 13 athletes to the Games.[1]

An innovation was the daily one-hour radio report on the Olympics for New Zealand and Australia by the film actress from New Zealand, Nola Luxford.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Cycling 3
  • Rowing 4
  • Swimming 5
  • Wrestling 6
  • Art competitions 7
  • References 8

Medalists

The Australian Olympic team at the Olympic Stadium, Los Angeles

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Cycling

One male cyclist represented Australia in 1932.

Sprint
Time trial

Rowing

Swimming

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
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