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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
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At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam
Competitors
Flag bearer Malcolm Nokes
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
3
Silver
10
Bronze
7
Total
20
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
1896 • 1900 • 1904 • 1908 • 1912 • 1920 • 1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992 • 1996 • 2000 • 2004 • 2008
Winter Games
1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1948 • 1952 • 1956 • 1960 • 1964 • 1968 • 1972 • 1976 • 1980 • 1984 • 1988 • 1992 • 1994 • 1998 • 2002 • 2006 • 2010

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.

Contents

Med 1.png Gold

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Rowing

Track and field

Med 2.png Silver

Cycling

Fencing

  • Women's foil - Muriel Freeman

Rowing

Swimming

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

Track and field

Med 3.png Bronze

Cycling

  • 4000 metre team pursuit - 5:02.4

Gymnastics

  • Women's team combined exercises - 258.25 points

Rowing

Swimming

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)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Juan José Trillo (ARG), points
  • Quarterfinals — Lost to Armand Appel (FRA), points


Men's Lightweight (– 61.2 kg)

  • 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)

  • First Round — Lost to Sam Olij (HOL), points

References

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