Canada at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Canada competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 118 competitors, 100 men and 18 women, took part in 80 events in 13 sports.[1]

Canada at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Canada (1921–1957).svg
IOC codeCAN
NOCCanadian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.ca (in English and French)
in London
Competitors118 in 13 sports
Flag bearerRobert McFarlane
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

Men's 5000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's 400m Hurdles

Men's Shot Put

Men's Discus Throw

Men's High Jump

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Decathlon


Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's High Jump

Women's Long Jump

Women's 4 × 100 m Relay

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 69 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (– 91 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Six cyclists, all men, represented Canada in 1948.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

FencingEdit

Six fencers, four men and two women, represented Canada in 1948.

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

RowingEdit

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

Men's double sculls
Men's eight

SailingEdit

Men's Finn

Men's Star

Men's Swallow

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Canada Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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