United States at the 1928 Summer Olympics


The United States competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 280 competitors, 236 men and 44 women, took part in 96 events in 15 sports.[1]

United States at the
1928 Summer Olympics
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in Amsterdam
Competitors280 in 15 sports
Flag bearerBud Houser
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
22
Silver
18
Bronze
16
Total
56
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 GoldRay Barbuti Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
 GoldCharles Borah, Henry Russell,
James Quinn, Frank Wykoff
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 GoldFred Alderman, George Baird,
Ray Barbuti, Emerson Spencer
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
 GoldEd Hamm Athletics Men's long jump July 31
 GoldBob King Athletics Men's high jump July 29
 GoldSabin Carr Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
 GoldJohn Kuck Athletics Men's shot put July 29
 GoldBud Houser Athletics Men's discus throw August 1
 GoldBetty Robinson Athletics Women's 100 m July 31
 GoldPete Desjardins Diving Men's 3 m springboard August 8
Men's 10 m platform August 11
 GoldHelen Meany Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
 GoldElizabeth Becker-Pinkston Diving Women's 10 m platform August 11
 GoldPaul Costello, Charles McIlvaine Rowing Men's double sculls August 10
 GoldDonald Blessing, John Brinck, Hubert A. Caldwell,
William Dally, Peter Donlon, Francis Frederick,
Marvin Stalder, William Thompson, James Workman
Rowing Men's eight August 10
 GoldJohnny Weissmuller Swimming Men's 100 m freestyle August 11
 GoldGeorge Kojac Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
 GoldAustin Clapp, George Kojac,
Walter Laufer, Johnny Weissmuller
Swimming Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay August 11
 GoldAlbina Osipowich Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle August 11
 GoldMartha Norelius Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle August 6
 GoldEleanor Garatti, Adelaide Lambert,
Martha Norelius, Albina Osipowich
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay August 9
 GoldAllie Morrison Wrestling Men's freestyle featherweight August 1
 SilverSteve Anderson Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 1
 SilverFrank Cuhel Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles July 30
 SilverLevi Casey Athletics Men's triple jump August 2
 SilverBenjamin Hedges Athletics Men's high jump July 29
 SilverWilliam Droegemueller Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
 SilverHerman Brix Athletics Men's shot put July 29
 SilverJessie Cross, Loretta McNeil,
Betty Robinson, Mary Washburn
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 SilverLillian Copeland Athletics Women's discus throw July 31
 SilverJohn Daley Boxing Men's bantamweight July 11
 SilverStephen Halaiko Boxing Men's lightweight July 11
 SilverMichael Galitzen Diving Men's 3 m springboard August 8
 SilverDorothy Poynton Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
 SilverGeorgia Coleman Diving Women's 10 m platform August 11
 SilverKenneth Myers Rowing Men's single sculls August 10
 SilverErnest Bayer, George Healis,
Charles Karle, William Miller
Rowing Men's coxless four August 10
 SilverWalter Laufer Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
 SilverEleanor Garatti Swimming Women's 100 m freestyle August 11
 SilverLloyd Appleton Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight August 1
 BronzeJohn Collier Athletics Men's 110 m hurdles August 1
 BronzeMorgan Taylor Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles July 30
 BronzeAl Bates Athletics Men's long jump July 31
 BronzeCharles McGinnis Athletics Men's pole vault August 1
 BronzeJames Corson Athletics Men's discus throw August 1
 BronzeEdmund Black Athletics Men's hammer throw July 30
 BronzeKen Doherty Athletics Men's decathlon August 5
 BronzeMildred Wiley Athletics Women's high jump August 5
 BronzeHarold Devine Boxing Men's featherweight July 11
 BronzeMichael Galitzen Diving Men's 10 m platform August 11
 BronzeGeorgia Coleman Diving Women's 3 m springboard August 9
 BronzeGeorge Calnan Fencing Men's épée August 7
 BronzePaul McDowell, John Schmitt Rowing Men's coxless pair August 10
 BronzeBuster Crabbe Swimming Men's 1500 m freestyle August 6
 BronzePaul Wyatt Swimming Men's 100 m backstroke August 9
 BronzeJosephine McKim Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle August 6

Athletics

Boxing

Men's Flyweight ( 50.8 kg)


Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

  • Alexander Kaletchetz

Cycling

Four cyclists, all men, represented the United States in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

16 fencers, 14 men and 2 women, represented the United States in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football

Results

United States 2-11 Argentina

Roster

Coach: George Burford

Gymnastics

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented the United States in 1928.

Rowing

Sailing

Swimming

Water Polo

Wrestling

Art competitions

References

  1. "United States at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-05-01.