1 9 3 2
one hundred and seventeen
Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1932
USA
Country
Los Angeles
City
1332
Athletes
126
1206
Olympic Medals
1896 – 2016
all
Olympic Medals
37
Participating
Countries
TWO GREAT DIFFICULTIES

Limits on the number of athletes per country were set at three for Los Angeles 1932, but the participation levels at a Games were the lowest since 1904 because of the combination of the Great Depression and the difficulty in travelling to California.

Where do
the olympic medals go?
Table

Table

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total
  • 41 32 30 103
    01 USA USA
  • 12 12 12 36
    02 Italy Italy
  • 5 8 12 25
    03 Finland Finland
  • 9 5 9 23
    04 Sweden Sweden
  • 5 12 5 22
    05 Germany Germany
  • 10 5 4 19
    06 France France
  • 7 7 4 18
    07 Japan Japan
  • 4 7 5 16
    08 Great Britain Great Britain
  • 6 4 5 15
    09 Hungary Hungary
  • 2 5 8 15
    09 Canada Canada
  • 2 5 0 7
    10 Netherlands Netherlands
  • 2 1 4 7
    10 Poland Poland
  • 0 3 3 6
    11 Denmark Denmark
  • 3 1 1 5
    12 Australia Australia
  • 2 0 3 5
    12 South Africa South Africa
  • 1 1 3 5
    12 Austria Austria
  • 3 1 0 4
    13 Argentina Argentina
  • 1 2 1 4
    13 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  • 0 0 3 3
    14 Philippines Philippines
  • 2 0 0 2
    15 Ireland Ireland
  • 0 2 0 2
    15 Mexico Mexico
  • 1 0 0 1
    16 India India
  • 0 1 0 1
    16 Latvia Latvia
  • 0 1 0 1
    16 New Zealand New Zealand
  • 0 1 0 1
    16 Switzerland Switzerland
  • 0 0 1 1
    16 Spain Spain
  • 0 0 1 1
    16 Uruguay Uruguay
  • 0 0 0 0
    17 Belgium Belgium
  • 0 0 0 0
    17 Brazil Brazil
  • 0 0 0 0
    17 Estonia Estonia
  • 0 0 0 0
    17 Norway Norway
  • 0 0 0 0
    17 Portugal Portugal
map
117 Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1932
25-30 medals
15-24 medals
10-14 medals
6-9 medals
3-5 medals
1-2 medals

map

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total