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Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics


Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, for men only. The competitions were held from August 2, 1928, to August 10, 1928.



  • Medal summary 1
  • Participating nations 2
  • Medal table 3
  • References 4

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
 Bobby Pearce (AUS)  Kenneth Myers (USA)  Theodore Collet (GBR)
double sculls
 Paul Costello
and Charles McIlvaine (USA)
 Joseph Wright Jr.
and Jack Guest (CAN)
 Leo Losert
and Viktor Flessl (AUT)
coxless pairs
 Kurt Moeschter
and Bruno Müller (GER)
 Terence O'Brien
and Robert Nisbet (GBR)
 Paul McDowell
and John Schmitt (USA)
coxed pairs
 Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Schöchlin
Karl Schöchlin
Hans Bourquin
 France (FRA)
Armand Marcelle
Edouard Marcelle
Henri Préaux
 Belgium (BEL)
Léon Flament
François de Coninck
Georges Anthony
coxless fours
 Great Britain (GBR)
John Lander
Michael Warriner
Richard Beesly
Edward Vaughan Bevan
 United States (USA)
Charles Karle
William Miller
George Healis
Ernest Bayer
 Italy (ITA)
Cesare Rossi
Pietro Freschi
Umberto Bonadè
Paolo Gennari
coxed fours
 Italy (ITA)
Valerio Perentin
Giliante D'Este
Nicolò Vittori
Giovanni Delise
Renato Petronio
 Switzerland (SUI)
Ernst Haas
Joseph Meyer
Otto Bucher
Karl Schwegler
Fritz Bösch
 Poland (POL)
Franciszek Bronikowski
Edmund Jankowski
Leon Birkholc
Bernard Ormanowski
Bolesław Drewek
 United States (USA)
Marvin Stalder
John Brinck
Francis Frederick
William Thompson
William Dally
James Workman
Hubert A. Caldwell
Peter Donlon
Donald Blessing
 Great Britain (GBR)
Jamie Hamilton
Guy Oliver Nickalls
John Badcock
Donald Gollan
Harold Lane
Gordon Killick
Jack Beresford
Harold West
Arthur Sulley
 Canada (CAN)
Frederick Hedges
Frank Fiddes
John Hand
Herbert Richardson
Jack Murdoch
Athol Meech
Edgar Norris
William Ross
John Donnelly

Participating nations

A total of 245 rowers from 19 nations competed at the Amsterdam Games:

Only one rower (Georges Anthony) competed in more than one event.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 2 1 5
2  Great Britain (GBR) 1 2 1 4
3  Switzerland (SUI) 1 1 0 2
4  Italy (ITA) 1 0 1 2
5  Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
 Germany (GER) 1 0 0 1
7  Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
8  France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
9  Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
 Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
 Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1


  • International Olympic Committee medal database

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