Lacrosse at the 1928 Summer Olympics
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was a demonstration sport
Demonstration sport
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 at the 1928 Summer Olympics
1928 Summer Olympics
The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam had bid for the 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games, but had to give way to war-victim Antwerp, Belgium, and Pierre de...

in Amsterdam
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. Teams from Canada
Canada at the 1928 Summer Olympics
- Gold:* Percy Williams — Athletics, Men's 100m* Percy Williams — Athletics, Men's 200m* Ethel Catherwood — Athletics, Women's High Jump* Ethel Smith, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Myrtle Cook, Florence Jane Bell — Athletics, Women's 4x100m Relay...

, Great Britain, and the United States
United States at the 1928 Summer Olympics
The United States competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 280 competitors, 236 men and 44 women, took part in 96 events in 15 sports.- Gold:* Athletics** Women's 100m: Betty Robinson** Men's 400m: Ray Barbuti...

 played matches on August 5, 6 & 7. Each team ended the tournament with a record of 1 win and 1 loss. Prices of tickets to see the games ranged from 1.25–7.50 florin.


  • August 5, 1928 - United States 6 - Canada 3
  • August 6, 1928 - Great Britain 7 - United States 6
  • August 7, 1928 - Canada 9 - Great Britain 5


  • J. Stoddart
  • L. Gregory
  • C. Grauer
  • R. A. Mackie
  • A. Farrow
  • W. Fraser
  • A. Brown
  • J. Vernon
  • N. Atkinson
  • J. Wood
  • C. Doyle
  • A. W. Wilkie

  • Reserves:
    • F. D. Bourne
    • D. Grauer
    • L. P. Gregory
  • E. G. Burnett
  • W. G. Hersperger
  • J. P. V. Woollam

  • United States

    • W. F. Logan
    • Th. N. Biddison
    • G. Helfrich
    • J. K. Eagan
    • L. S. Nixdorff
    • J. D. Lang
  • J. W. Boynton
  • Robert H. Roy
    Robert H. Roy
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  • W. A. Kegan
  • C. G. Mallonee
  • C. Leibensperger
  • R. M. Finn

  • Reserves:
    • F. H. Dotterweich
    • L.H. Farinholt
    • P. Hall, Jr.
  • M. Caplan
  • C. C. Brownley

  • United Kingdom

    • P. L. V. Astle
    • L. Clayton
    • A. B. Craig
    • H. H. Crofts
    • S. M. Fleeson
    • G. F. Higson
  • F. E. Johnson
  • H. C. Johnson
  • O. J. Knudsen
  • E. Parsons
  • F. C. G. Perceval
  • A. J. Phillips

  • Reserves:
    • E. R. Richards
    • G. P. Seed
    • W. D. Stott
  • E. E. Tweedale
  • S. Wood
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