Austria at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Austria competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 147 competitors, 115 men and 32 women, took part in 79 events in 17 sports.[1]

Austria at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in London
Competitors147 (115 men, 32 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Herma Bauma Athletics Women's Javelin
  Bronze Ine Schäffer Athletics Women's Shot Put
  Bronze Fritzi Schwingl Canoeing Women's K-1 500m
  Bronze Ellen Preis Fencing Women's Individual Foil

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • OR = Olympic record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • NP = Not placed
Men
Field Events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Felix Würth Long Jump 7.08 8 Q 7.00 8
Arnulf Pilhatsch High Jump 1.84 21 Did not advance
Felix Würth Triple Jump 13.92 21 Did not advance
Hermann Tunner Discus throw 45.92 10 Q 44.43 11
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Maria Oberbreyer 100 m 4 Did not advance
Grete Pavlousek 4 Did not advance
Grete Pavlousek 200 m 4 Did not advance
Maria Oberbreyer 80 m Hurdles 11.9 3 Q 11.9 2 Q 11.8 5
Elfriede Steurer 12.2 1 Q 12.4 6 Did not advance
Grete Jenny
Elfriede Steurer
Grete Pavlousek
Maria Oberbreyer
4 × 100 m relay 50.0 2 Q N/A 49.2 6
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ilse Steinegger long jump 5.30 10 Q 5.19 10
Maria Oberbreyer 5.35 9 5.24 9
Ilse Steinegger high jump N/A 1.55 7
Ine Schäffer Shot put N/A 13.08  
Anni Bruk N/A 12.50 6
Marianne Schläger N/A 11.75 12
Lotte Haidegger Discus throw N/A 38.81 5
Frieda Tiltsch N/A 37.19 9
Marianne Schläger N/A 34.79 15
Herma Bauma Javelin throw N/A 45.57   OR
Gerda Schilling-Staniek N/A 38.01 9

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Robert Gausterer Flyweight   Han (KOR)
L PTS
Did not advance
Hermann Mazurkiewitsch Bantamweight   Carrizo (URU)
L PTS
Did not advance
Eduard Kerschbaumer Featherweight Bye   Verdú (ESP)
W PTS
  Núñez (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance
Otto Michtits Light heavyweight   Siljander (FIN)
L PTS
Did not advance
Karl Ameisbichler Heavyweight Bye   Gardner (GBR)
L KO2
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eight cyclists, all men, represented Austria in 1948.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Seven fencers, four men and three women, represented Austria in 1948.

Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

FootballEdit

Head coach: Eduard Frühwirth

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
FW Josef Epp 1 Mar 1920 28 ?   Wiener Sportclub 1 0 90 - - -
FW Erich Habitzl 9 Oct 1923 24 ?   SK Admira Wien 1 0 90 - - -
FW Wilhelm Hahnemann 14 Apr 1914 34 ?   SC Wacker Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Ernst Happel 29 Nov 1925 22 ?   SK Rapid Wien 1 0 90 - - -
MF Siegfried Joksch 4 Jul 1917 31 ?   FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
FW Alfred Körner 14 Feb 1926 22 ?   SK Rapid Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Karl Kowanz 15 Apr 1926 22 ?   SK Admira Wien 1 0 65 - - /1red
FW Ernst Melchior 26 Jun 1920 28 ?   FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
MF Leopold Mikolasch 17 Oct 1920 27 ?   FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Ernst Ocwirk 7 Mar 1926 22 ?   FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - 1 yel. / -
GK Franz Pelikan 6 Nov 1925 22 ?   SC Wacker Wien 1 0 90 - - -
- Stand-by players -
MF Theodor Brinek 9 May 1921 27 ?   SC Wacker Wien 0 0 0 - - -
MF Karl Decker 5 Sep 1921 26 ?   First Vienna FC 0 0 0 - - -
FW Ludwig Durek 27 Jan 1921 27 ?   SK Sturm Graz 0 0 0 - - -
GK Bruno Engelmeier 5 Sep 1927 20 ?   First Vienna FC 0 0 0 - - -
DF Gustav Gerhart 4 Feb 1922 26 ?   SK Admira Wien 0 0 0 - - -
MF Leopold Gernhardt 16 Mar 1920 28 ?   SK Rapid Wien 0 0 0 - - -
GK Josef Musil 7 Aug 1920 27 ?   SK Rapid Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Ernst Stojaspal 14 Jan 1925 23 ?   FK Austria Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Josef Stroh 5 Mar 1913 35 ?   FK Austria Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Theodor Wagner 6 Aug 1927 20 ?   SC Wacker Wien 0 0 0 - - -

GymnasticsEdit

Women's team all-around

HockeyEdit

Head coach:

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
B Adam Bischof 13 October 1915 32 ? 3 ?
FW Karl Brandl 2 May 1912 36 ? 3 ?
Siegfried Egger ? 0 0
B Karl Holzapfel 20 October 1923 24 ? 3 ?
Wolfgang Klee ? 0 0
FW Johann Koller 3 April 1921 27 ? 2 ?
FW Franz Lovato 28 February 1923 25 ? 3 ?
FW Walter Niederle 17 February 1921 27 ? 3 ?
FW Oskar Nowak 25 March 1913 35 ? 3 ?
FW Karl Ördögh 10 March 1908 40 ? 2 ?
Josef Pecanka ? 0 0
GK Franz Raule 20 November 1920 27 ? 3 ?
HB Friedrich Rückert 7 July 1920 28 ? 3 ?
HB Franz Strachota 14 October 1918 29 ? 2 ?
HB Ernst Schala 13 July 1916 32 ? 3 ?

RowingEdit

Austria had seven male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed four

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Harald Musil Firefly 20 DNF DNF 18 17 19 DNF 499 21
Georg Obermuller
Hans Schachinger
G. Werner
Horst Obermuller
Star 10 15 14 14 15 8 9 1661 13

ShootingEdit

Three shooters represented Austria in 1948.

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Richard Bohslavsky 50 m rifle, prone 575 58
Andreas Krapf 581 50
Ernst Wöll 573 60

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

Mixed literature, epic worksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Austria Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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