Lacrosse Olympic Demonstration Sport

Lacrosse was a demonstration sport at the Olympic Games in 1928, 1932 and 1948, and also an official sport twice, in 1904 and 1908. See more about Lacrosse as an official past Olympic sport.

In 1928, there were teams from Canada, Great Britain, and the USA. Each team ended the tournament with a record of 1 win and 1 loss.

In 1932, the competition involved teams from Canada and the USA. Each team played three games, with US winning 2-1.

olympic lacrosse demonstration action shot from the Lacrosse Demonstration in 1928
from: The Official Report of the Olympic Games 1928

In 1948, the competition involved just two teams, Great Britain and the United States. They played just one match at Wembley Stadium, which ended in a 5-5 draw.


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