The Australian Olympic Team, 1932.

The Australian Olympic Team at the Olympic Stadium, Los Angeles, 1932.

The Australian Olympic Team at the Olympic Stadium in Los Angeles in 1932.

Australia sent twelve athletes to the Los Angeles Games, and came home with five medals. Three of those medals were gold, and were won by teenage swimmer Clare Dennis, cyclist Edgar “Dunc” Gray and rower Henry “Bobby” Pearce. Swimmer Philomena “Bonnie” Mealing won silver, while freestyle wrestler Eddie Scarf won bronze.

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One thought on “The Australian Olympic Team, 1932.

  1. supportallsport says:

    Reblogged this on Support ALL Sport and commented:
    It’s remarkable how far the Olympics and Australia have progressed. 🙂

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