South Africa at the 1928 Summer Olympics


The Union of South Africa competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 24 competitors, 18 men and 6 women, took part in 25 events in 7 sports.[1]

South Africa at the
1928 Summer Olympics
IOC codeRSA
NOCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sascoc.co.za
in Amsterdam
Competitors24 (18 men, 6 women) in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 GoldSydney Atkinson Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 1
 BronzeHarry Isaacs Boxing Men's bantamweight August 11
 BronzeMary Bedford, Rhoda Rennie,
Kathleen Russell, Freddie van der Goes
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay August 9

Athletics

Boxing

Men's Flyweight ( 50.8 kg)

Cycling

One male cyclist represented South Africa in 1928.

Individual road race

Rowing

Sailing

Swimming

Wrestling

References

  1. "South Africa at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 June 2014.