1932 (Los Angeles) Olympic Games - some results


Track Events - MEN
EventGoldTimeSilverTimeBronzeTime
100 metresEddie Tolan
USA
10.3s Ralph Metcalfe
USA
10.3s Arthur Jonath
Germany
10.4s
200 metresEddie Tolan
USA
21.2sGeorge Simpson
USA
21.4s Ralph Metcalfe
USA
21.5s
400 metresWilliam Carr
USA
46.2sBenjamin Eastman
USA
46.4s Alexander Wilson
Canada
47.4s
800 metresThomas Hampson
GB
1m 49.8sAlexander Wilson
Canada
1m 49.9s Philip Edwards
Canada
1m 51.5s
1500 metresLuigi Beccali
Italy
3m 51.2sJohn Cornes
GB
3m 52.6s Philip Edwards
Canada
3m 52.8s
5000 metresLauri Lehtinen
Finland
14m 30.0s Ralph Hill
USA
14m 30.0sLauri Virtanen
Finland
14m 44.0s
10000 metresJanusz Kusocinski
Poland
30m 11.4s Volmari Iso-Hollo
Finland
30m 12.6sLauri Virtanen
Finland
30m 35.0s
Marathon
(42,195 metres)
Juan Carlos Zabala
Argentina
2h 31m 36sSamuel Ferris
GB
2h 31m 55sArmas Toivonen
Finland
2h 32m 12s
Steeplechase
(3460 metres)
Volmari Iso-Hollo
Finland
10m 33.4sThomas Evenson
GB
10m 46.0sJoseph McCluskey
USA
10m 46.2s

Field Events - MEN
Ht/Dist Ht/Dist Ht/Dist
High JumpDuncan McNaughton
Canada
1.97 mRobert Van Osdel
USA
1.97 mSimeon Toribio
Philippines
1.97 m
Long JumpEdward Gordon
USA
7.64 mCharles Redd
USA
7.60 mChuhei Nambu
Japan
7.45 m
Pole VaultWilliam Miller
USA
4.31 mShuhei Nishida
Japan
4.30 mGeorge Jefferson
USA
4.20 m
ShotLeo Sexton
USA
16.00 mHarlow Rothert
USA
15.67 mFrantisek Douda
Czechoslovakia
15.61 m
DiscusJohn Anderson
USA
49.49 mHenry Laborde
USA
48.47 mPaul Winter
France
47.85 m
JavelinMatti Jarvinen
Finland
72.71 m Matti Sippala
Finland
69.80 m Eino Penttila
Finland
68.70 m

There are a few disagreements about times (and lengths) given by different authorities for the Silver and Bronze, but not for the Gold.

Track Events - WOMEN
EventGoldTimeSilverTimeBronzeTime
100 metresStanislawa Walasiewicz
Poland
11.9s Hilda Strike
Canada
11.9s Wilhelmina Von Bremen
USA
12.0s
800 metres
Was NOT held in
these games

Field Events - WOMEN
Ht/Dist Ht/Dist Ht/Dist
High JumpJean Shiley
USA
1.66 mMildred Didriksen
USA
1.66 mEva Dawes
Canada
1.60 m
DiscusLillian Copeland
USA
40.58 mRuth Osburn
USA
40.12 mJadwiga Wasjsowna
Poland
38.74 m
JavelinMildred Didriksen
USA
43.68 mEllen Braumuller
Germany
43.49 mTilly Fleischer
Germmany
43.00 m