Sports
5.8k readers

1936 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

Updated October 13, 2018 5.8k views112 items

List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1936 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1936 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. List includes Jesse Owens, Ralph Metcalfe and more.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1936 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
...more
  • Forrest Towns26

    Forrest Towns

    Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1914-02-06

    Place Of BirthFitzgerald,United States of America,Georgia,Ben Hill County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 27

    Foy Draper

    Men's Athletics, 4x100m relay

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1911-11-26

    Place Of BirthGeorgetown,Texas,Williamson County,United States of America

    Olympic SportTrack and field athletics

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 4x100 metre relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 28

    Franco Riccardi

    Men's Épée individual

    Date Of Birth1905-06-13

    Place Of BirthMilan,Italy,Lombardy,Province of Milan,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 29

    Frank Amyot

    Men's C-1 1000m (canoe single)

    Date Of Birth1904-09-14

    Place Of BirthOttawa,Canada,Ontario,Ottawa Valley,North America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCanoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's C-1 1000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 30

    Frank Lewis

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Welterweight 66-72kg

    Date Of Birth1912-12-06

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Welterweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Frank Wykoff31

    Frank Wykoff

    Men's Athletics, 4x100m relay

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1909-10-29

    Place Of BirthDes Moines,United States of America,Iowa,Polk County,Warren County

    Olympic SportTrack and field athletics

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 4x100 metre relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Georges Miez32

    Georges Miez

    Men's Pommel horse, Men's Gymnastics

    Date Of Birth1904-10-02

    Place Of BirthTöss,Switzerland,Canton of Zürich,Winterthur,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's pommel horse,Gymnastics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Floor Exercises,Gymnastics at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Floor Exercises

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

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 33

    Gerhard Stöck

    Men's Javelin throw, Men's Shot put

    Date Of Birth1911-07-28

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw,Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 34

    Giancarlo Cornaggia Medici

    Men's Épée individual

    Date Of Birth1904-12-16

    Place Of BirthMilan,Italy,Lombardy,Province of Milan,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual,Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Épée, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1932 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 35

    Gisela Mauermayer

    Women's Discus throw

    Date Of Birth1913-11-24

    Place Of BirthMunich,Germany,Bavaria,Upper Bavaria,Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Giulio Gaudini36

    Giulio Gaudini

    Men's Foil individual, Men's Sabre individual

    Date Of Birth1904-10-28

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 37

    Glenn Hardin

    Men's Athletics, 400m hurdles

    Date Of Birth1910-07-01

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metre hurdles,Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metre hurdles

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal

  • Glenn Morris38

    Glenn Morris

    Men's Decathlon

    Date Of Birth1912-06-18

    Place Of BirthDenver,United States of America,Colorado

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's decathlon

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Gotthard Handrick39

    Gotthard Handrick

    Men's Modern pentathlon

    Date Of Birth1908-10-25

    Place Of BirthZeitz,Germany,Saxony-Anhalt,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionModern Pentathlon at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 40

    Gregor Hradetzky

    Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single), Men's K1 10

    Date Of Birth1909-01-31

    Place Of BirthKrems,Austria,Lower Austria,Euregio Silva Nortica,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCanoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's K-1 1000 metres,Canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's folding K-1 10000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 41

    Gunnar Höckert

    Men's Athletics, 5000m

    Date Of Birth1910-02-12

    Place Of BirthHelsinki,Finland,Southern Finland,Uusimaa,Helsinki-Tallin Euregio

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Gustav Schäfer42

    Gustav Schäfer

    Men's Single sculls

    Date Of Birth1906-09-22

    Place Of BirthJohanngeorgenstadt,Germany,Saxony,Europe,Western Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionRowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Single Sculls

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 43

    Gustavo Marzi

    Men's Sabre individual, Men's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1908-11-25

    Place Of BirthLivorno,Italy,Province of Livorno,Tuscany,Earth

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Fencing at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Foil, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 44

    Hans Woellke

    Men's Shot put

    Date Of Birth1911-02-18

    Place Of BirthBiskupiec,Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship,Poland,Olsztyn County,Gmina Biskupiec

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 45

    Harold Whitlock

    Men's 50km walk

    Date Of Birth1903-12-16

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 50km Walk

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 46

    Harriet Bland

    Women's Athletics, 4x100m relay

    Date Of Birth1915-02-13

    Place Of BirthSt. Louis,United States of America,Missouri

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's 4x100 metre relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 47

    Heinz Pollay

    Dressage, individual

    Date Of Birth1908-02-04

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Dressage, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Helen Stephens48

    Helen Stephens

    Women's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1918-02-03

    Place Of BirthFulton,United States of America,Missouri,Callaway County

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metres,Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's 4x100 metre relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • Helene Mayer49

    Helene Mayer

    Women's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1910-12-20

    Place Of BirthOffenbach,Germany,Hesse,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityUnited States of America,Germany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil, Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 50

    Herbert Runge

    Men's Boxing, Heavyweight +79.4kg

    Date Of Birth1913-01-13

    Place Of BirthElberfeld,Germany,North Rhine-Westphalia,Wuppertal,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBoxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal