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Swimming at the 1896 Summer Olympics

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Swimming at the 1896 Summer Olympics

At the Bay of Zea. There was a total of 13 participants from 4 countries competing.


  • Medal table 1
  • Medal summary 2
  • Participating nations 3
  • Sub-Committee for Nautical Sports 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 2 0 0 2
2 1 3 3 7
3 1 1 0 2

Medal summary

These medals are retroactively assigned by the International Olympic Committee; at the time, winners were given a silver medal and subsequent places received no award.

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
 Otto Herschmann
Austria (AUT)
500 m freestyle
 Paul Neumann
Austria (AUT)
 Antonios Pepanos
Greece (GRE)
 Efstathios Chorafas
Greece (GRE)
1200 m freestyle
 Ioannis Andreou
Greece (GRE)
 Efstathios Chorafas
Greece (GRE)
Sailors 100 m freestyle
 Ioannis Malokinis
Greece (GRE)
 Spyridon Chazapis
Greece (GRE)
 Dimitrios Drivas
Greece (GRE)

Participating nations

A total of 19 swimmers from 4 nations competed at the Athens Games:

Sub-Committee for Nautical Sports

  • HRH Prince George of Greece, president
  • Pavlos Damalas, secretary
  • Dimitrios Kriezis
  • Konstantinos Sachtouris
  • Georgios Koundouriotis
  • Dimitrios Argyropoulos
  • Konstantinos Kanaris
  • K. Argyrakis


External links

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