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1928 Summer Olympics Silver Medal Winners

Updated October 13, 2018 98 items

List of Olympic silver medal winners from the 1928 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1928 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a silver medal should certainly be commended. These famous silver medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1928 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. Examples of athletes on this list include Paavo Nurmi and Bruce Bennett.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a silver medal at the 1928 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1928 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a silver medal.
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  • 1

    A. Rieger

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 2

    Akilles Järvinen

    Men's Decathlon

    Date Of Birth1905-09-19

    Place Of BirthJyväskylä,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's decathlon,Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

    Olympic Medalist Games1932 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 3

    Antero Kivi

    Men's Discus throw

    Date Of Birth1904-04-15

    Place Of BirthOrivesi,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's discus throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 4

    Antoine Mazairac

    Men's Track cycling, Sprint individual

    Date Of Birth1901-05-24

    Place Of BirthRoosendaal,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,North Brabant,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Sprint

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 5

    Armand Apell

    Men's Boxing, Flyweight -50.8kg

    Date Of Birth1905-01-16

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's flyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 6

    Arne Borg

    Men's 400m freestyle, Men's 1500m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1901-08-18

    Place Of BirthStockholm,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal,Silver medal

  • 7

    Arnold Bögli

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 79-87kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Light Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 8

    Arnold Luhaäär

    Men's Weightlifting, Heavyweight +82.5

    Date Of Birth1905-10-20

    Place Of BirthMõisaküla,Estonia,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Heavyweight +82.5 kg,Weightlifting at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Heavyweight +82.5 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal

  • 9

    Attila Petschauer

    Men's Sabre individual

    Date Of Birth1904-12-14

    Place Of BirthBudapest,Hungary,Europe,Earth,Central Europe

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 10

    Aukusti Sihvola

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight +87

    Date Of Birth1895-03-07

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 11

    Bela Szepes

    Men's Javelin throw

    Date Of Birth1903-09-05

    Place Of BirthSpišská Nová Ves,Slovakia,Europe,Central Europe,Earth

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's javelin throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 12

    Benjamin Hedges

    Men's High jump

    Date Of Birth1907-06-08

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's high jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 13

    Bo Lindman

    Men's Modern pentathlon

    Date Of Birth1899-02-08

    Place Of BirthStockholm,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionModern Pentathlon at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual,Modern Pentathlon at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual,Modern Pentathlon at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 14

    Bobbie Rosenfeld

    Women's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1904-12-28

    Place Of BirthRussia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia,Earth

    NationalityCanada

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 15

    Boy Charlton

    Men's 400m freestyle, Men's 1500m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1907-08-12

    Place Of BirthNorth Sydney,New South Wales,Australia,Earth,Oceania

    NationalityAustralia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 1500 metre freestyle,Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal,Bronze medal

  • 16

    Bruce Bennett

    Men's Shot put

    Date Of Birth1906-05-19

    Place Of BirthTacoma,United States of America,Washington,Pierce County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's shot put

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 17

    Carlo Galimberti

    Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg

    Date Of Birth1894-08-02

    Place Of BirthRosario,Argentina,Santa Fe Province,Rosario Department,Santa Fe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Middleweight 67.5-75 kg,Weightlifting at the 1924 Summer Olympics -Men's Middleweight 67.5-75 kg,Weightlifting at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Middleweight 67.5-75 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1924 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 18

    Carolina Anna Gisolf

    Women's High jump

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Women's high jump

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 19

    Charles Marion

    Dressage, individual

    Date Of Birth1887

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual,Equestrian at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 20

    Charles Pacôme

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Lightweight 61-66kg

    Date Of Birth1903-11-05

    Place Of BirthBergues,Nord,Nord-Pas de Calais

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Lightweight,Wrestling at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 21

    Donald Parker Stockton

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 72-79 kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Middleweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 22

    Dorothy Poynton-Hill

    Women's 3 metre springboard, Women's 10 metre platform

    Date Of Birth1915-07-17

    Place Of BirthSalt Lake City,United States of America,Utah,Salt Lake County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionDiving at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Women's 3 metre springboard,Diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Women's 3 metre springboard,Diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Women's 10 metre platform,Diving at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Women's 10 metre platform

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 23

    Edmond Spapen

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Bantamweight -58 kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Freestyle Bantamweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal

  • 24

    Eduard Sperling

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67.5 kg

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight,Wrestling at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal

  • 25

    Edvin Wide

    Men's Athletics, 10000m

    Date Of Birth1896-02-22

    Place Of BirthKimito,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's 10000 metres,Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 5000 metres,Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's 10000 metres,Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Men's 5000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1924 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal