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Swimming at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venue(s): Swimming Stadium, Amsterdam
Date Started: August 4, 1928
Date Finished: August 4, 1928
Format: Top two in each heat and the fastest third-place advanced to the semi-finals.

Gold: SWE Arne Borg
Silver: AUS Boy Charlton
Bronze: USA Buster Crabbe

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Austin Clapp 17 United States USA 21:31.0 QU
2 Takaji Takebayashi 18 Japan JPN 22:30.4 QU
3 Jimmy Thompson 21 Canada CAN 22:56.6
4 Giovanni Gambi 20 Italy ITA
5 Jean Taris 18 France FRA

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Nobuo Arai Japan JPN 21:35.4 QU
2 Giuseppe Perentin 22 Italy ITA 21:42.4 QU
3 Dick de Man 19 Netherlands NED 23:03.2
4 David Lindsay 21 New Zealand NZL

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Katsuo Takaishi 21 Japan JPN 21:20.8 QU
2 Ray Ruddy 16 United States USA 22:12.0 QU
3 Václav Antoš 23 Czechoslovakia TCH 22:43.0

Round One Heat Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Alberto Zorrilla 22 Argentina ARG 22:21.2 QU
2 Garnet Ault 22 Canada CAN 22:55.8 QU

Round One Heat Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Arne Borg 26 Sweden SWE 20:14.2 QU
2 Boy Charlton 20 Australia AUS 20:17.4 QU
3 Buster Crabbe 20 United States USA 20:17.8 QC
4 Walter Handschuhmacher 24 Germany GER 22:18.6
5 Taburan Tamse Philippines PHI