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1936 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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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.
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  • 1
    Adolph Kiefer

    Adolph Kiefer

    Men's 100m backstroke

    Date Of Birth1918-06-27

    Place Of BirthChicago,United States of America,Illinois,Chicagoland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre backstroke

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 2

    Ahmet Kireççi

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 72-79 kg

    Date Of Birth1914-10-27

    Place Of BirthMersin,Turkey,Mediterranean Region, Turkey,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Middleweight,Wrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Greco-Roman Heavyweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1948 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 3
    Aladár Gerevich

    Aladár Gerevich

    Men's Sabre individual

    Date Of Birth1910-03-16

    Place Of BirthJászberény,Hungary,Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok,Earth,Europe

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre, Individual,Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Sabre

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 4

    Aleksanteri Saarvala

    Men's Horizontal bar

    Date Of Birth1913-04-09

    Place Of BirthVyborg,Russia,Leningrad Oblast,Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Oblast

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 5
    Alfred Schwarzmann

    Alfred Schwarzmann

    Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

    Date Of Birth1912-03-22

    Place Of BirthFürth,Germany,Bavaria,Middle Franconia,Europe

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's artistic individual all-around,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Parallel Bars,Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Vault,Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics - Men's Horizontal Bar

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1952 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal,Silver medal

  • 6
    Alois Hudec

    Alois Hudec

    Men's Rings

    Date Of Birth1908-07-12

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionGymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Rings

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 7
    Annette Rogers

    Annette Rogers

    Women's Athletics, 4x100m relay

    Date Of Birth1913-10-22

    Place Of BirthChicago,United States of America,Illinois,Chicagoland

    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

  • 8

    Anthony Terlazzo

    Men's Weightlifting, featherweight -60

    Date Of Birth1911-07-28

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Featherweight 60 kg,Weightlifting at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Men's Featherweight 60 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 9

    Anwar Mesbah

    Men's Weightlifting, Lightweight 60-67.5kg

    Date Of Birth1913-04-08

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWeightlifting at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Lightweight 60-67.5 kg

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 10

    Archie Williams

    Men's Athletics, 400m

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    Date Of Birth1915-05-01

    Place Of BirthOakland,United States of America,California

    Olympic SportTrack and field athletics

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's 400 metres

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 11
    Arie van Vliet

    Arie van Vliet

    Men's Track cycling, Sprint individual

    Date Of Birth1916-03-18

    Place Of BirthWoerden,Netherlands,Kingdom of the Netherlands,Utrecht,Europe

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Sprint,Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 1000m Time Trial

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 12
    Axel Cadier

    Axel Cadier

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 79-87kg

    Date Of Birth1906-09-13

    Place Of BirthVarberg,Halland County,Halland,Varberg Municipality,Sweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionWrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight,Wrestling at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Greco-Roman Middleweight

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 13
    Betty Robinson

    Betty Robinson

    Women's Athletics, 100m

    Date Of Birth1911-08-23

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAthletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metres,Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's 4x100 metre relay

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 14

    Cornelius Johnson

    Men's High jump

    Date Of Birth1913-08-28

    Place Of BirthLos Angeles,United States of America,California

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 15

    Cornelius van Oyen

    Men's 25m rapid fire pistol

    Date Of Birth1886-11-28

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionShooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16

    Daan Kagchelland

    Olympic Monotype

    Date Of Birth1914-03-25

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSailing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Monotype Class

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 17
    Dorothy Poynton-Hill

    Dorothy Poynton-Hill

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

    Olympic CountryUnited States of America

    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 Games Participant1932 Summer Olympics,1928 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 18

    Earl Thomson

    Eventing, individual

    Olympic CountryCanada

    Date Of Birth1895-02-15

    Olympic SportTrack and field athletics

    NationalityCanada

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionEquestrian at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Individual Eventing,Athletics at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metre hurdles,Equestrian at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Individual Eventing

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics,1920 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Games Participant1920 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 19

    Earle Meadows

    Men's Pole vault

    Date Of Birth1913-06-29

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 20
    Ellen Preis

    Ellen Preis

    Women's Foil individual

    Date Of Birth1912-05-06

    Place Of BirthBerlin,Germany,Neukölln,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil, Individual,Fencing at the 1932 Summer Olympics - Women's Foil

    Olympic Medalist Games1948 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics,1932 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 21

    Emile Poilvé

    Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 72-79 kg

    Date Of Birth1903-09-19

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22
    Endre Kabos

    Endre Kabos

    Men's Sabre individual

    Date Of Birth1906-11-05

    Place Of BirthOradea,Hungary,Romania,Bihor County,Earth

    NationalityHungary

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1932 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 23

    Ernst Krebs

    Men's K1 10, 000m Kayak Singles

    Date Of Birth1906-11-04

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 24

    Eugen Mack

    Men's Vault, Men's Gymnastics

    Date Of Birth1907-09-21

    Place Of BirthArbon,Switzerland,Arbon,Earth,Europe

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

    Olympic Medalist Games1928 Summer Olympics,1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Silver medal,Bronze medal

  • 25
    Ferenc Csík

    Ferenc Csík

    Men's 100m freestyle

    Date Of Birth1913-12-12

    Place Of BirthKaposvár,Hungary,Somogy,Earth,Europe

    NationalityHungary

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSwimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre freestyle

    Olympic Medalist Games1936 Summer Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal