Canada At the 1928 Summer Olympics
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Canada At the 1928 Summer Olympics
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website (in English) (in French)
in Amsterdam
Competitors 69 (62 men, 7 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Joseph Wright, Jr.
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 4 7 15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 69 competitors, 62 men and 7 women, took part in 49 events in 8 sports.[1]


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Williams, PercyPercy Williams Athletics Men's 100 m July 30
Men's 200 m August 1
 Gold Bell, JaneJane Bell, Myrtle Cook,
Bobbie Rosenfeld, Ethel Smith
Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay August 5
 Gold Catherwood, EthelEthel Catherwood Athletics Women's high jump August 5
 Silver Ball, JimmyJimmy Ball Athletics Men's 400 m August 3
 Silver Rosenfeld, BobbieBobbie Rosenfeld Athletics Women's 100 m July 31
 Silver Guest, JackJack Guest, Joseph Wright, Jr. Rowing Men's double sculls August 10
 Silver Stockton, DonaldDonald Stockton Wrestling Men's freestyle middleweight August 1
 Bronze Ball, JimmyJimmy Ball, Phil Edwards,
Stanley Glover, Alex Wilson
Athletics Men's 4 × 400 m relay August 5
 Bronze Smith, EthelEthel Smith Athletics Women's 100 m July 31
 Bronze Smillie, RaymondRaymond Smillie Boxing Men's welterweight August 11
 Bronze Donnelly, JohnJohn Donnelly, Frank Fiddes, John Hand
Frederick Hedges, Athol Meech, Jack Murdoch,
Edgar Norris, Herbert Richardson, William Ross
Rowing Men's eight August 10
 Bronze Ault, GarnetGarnet Ault, Munroe Bourne,
Walter Spence, James Thompson
Swimming Men's 4 × 200 m freestyle relay August 11
 Bronze Trifunov, JamesJames Trifunov Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight August 1
 Bronze Letchford, MauriceMaurice Letchford Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight August 1



Men's Flyweight (- 50.8 kg)


Six cyclists, all men, represented Canada in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial
Team pursuit




Bronze medalists in the 4×200-metre relay. Back row, left to right: Munroe Bourne, James Thompson, Walter Spence, and Garnet Ault


Art competitions


  1. ^ "Canada at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". Retrieved 2014. 

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