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Austin Clapp

Full name: Austin Rhone Clapp
Gender: Male
Born: November 8, 1910 in Farmington, New Hampshire, United States
Died: December 22, 1971 in Woodside, California, United States
Affiliations: Los Angeles Allied Athletic Club, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming, Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Apart from his gold medal in the relay, Austin Clapp also competed in the 400m and 1,500m freestyle events at the 1928 Olympics, his best finish in those being fifth in the 400m. Clapp won one NCAA and one AAU indoor title and was one of the five Stanford men on the 1932 Olympic water polo team. A poly sci major as an undergrad, Clapp also attended Stanford Law School and became a prominent attorney with the law firm of Goldstein, Barceloux, and Goldstein in San Francisco.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 5
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 h1 r1/3
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1932-08-06 USA 6, BRA 1 0
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #4 1 1932-08-07 USA 10, JPN 0 3
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 1T 1932-08-09 USA 4, GER 4 1
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #7 2 1932-08-11 HUN 7, USA 0 0

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States Final 5 5:16.0
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 5:06.8
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 5:13.4

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 21:31.0

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 9:36.2
1928 Summer 17 Amsterdam Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU/WR 9:38.8