Italy at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Italy competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 215 competitors, 195 men and 20 women, took part in 89 events in 16 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in London
Competitors215 (195 men, 20 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearerGiovanni Rocca
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
8
Silver
11
Bronze
8
Total
27
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Adolfo Consolini Athletics Men's discus throw 2 August
  Gold Pietro Lombardi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman flyweight 6 August
  Gold Italy men's national water polo team Water polo Men's tournament 7 August
  Gold Mario Ghella Cycling Men's sprint 9 August
  Gold Luigi Cantone Fencing Men's épée 9 August
  Gold Franco Faggi
Giovanni Invernizzi
Giuseppe Moioli
Elio Morille
Rowing Men's coxless four 9 August
  Gold Renato Perona
Ferdinando Terruzzi
Cycling Men's tandem 11 August
  Gold Ernesto Formenti Boxing Featherweight 13 August
  Silver Edera Gentile Athletics Women's discus throw 30 July
  Silver Manlio Di Rosa
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Giuliano Nostini
Renzo Nostini
Giorgio Pellini
Saverio Ragno
Fencing Men's team foil 31 July
  Silver Giuseppe Tosi Athletics Men's discus throw 2 August
  Silver Amelia Piccinini Athletics Women's shot put 4 August
  Silver Carlo Agostoni
Luigi Cantone
Marco Antonio Mandruzzato
Dario Mangiarotti
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Fiorenzo Marini
Fencing Men's team épée 6 August
  Silver Arnaldo Benfenati
Guido Bernardi
Anselmo Citterio
Rino Pucci
Cycling Men's team pursuit 9 August
  Silver Alberto Radi
Giovanni Steffè
Aldo Tarlao
Rowing Men's coxed pair 9 August
  Silver Gastone Darè
Aldo Montano
Renzo Nostini
Vincenzo Pinton
Mauro Racca
Carlo Turcato
Fencing Men's team sabre 11 August
  Silver Spartaco Bandinelli Boxing Flyweight 12 August
  Silver Giovanni Zuddas Boxing Bantamweight 13 August
  Silver Vincenzo Pinton Fencing Men's sabre 11 August
  Bronze Ercole Gallegati Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman middleweight 6 August
  Bronze Guido Fantoni Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight 6 August
  Bronze Carlo Monti
Enrico Perucconi
Antonio Siddi
Michele Tito
Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres relay 7 August
  Bronze Edoardo Mangiarotti Fencing Men's épée 9 August
  Bronze Alessandro D'Ottavio Boxing Welterweight 13 August
  Bronze Ivano Fontana Boxing Middleweight 13 August

AthleticsEdit

ResultsEdit

Men (17)
Athlete Event Rank Medal
Salvatore Costantino Men's Marathon AC
Ottavio Missoni Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6
Enrico Perucconi Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 Bronze
Antonio Siddi Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 Bronze
Carlo Monti Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 Bronze
Michele Tito Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 Bronze
Gianni Rocca Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay AC
Ottavio Missoni Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay AC
Luigi Paterlini Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay AC
Antonio Siddi Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay AC
Gianni Corsaro Men's 10 kilometres Walk 8
Pino Dordoni Men's 10 kilometres Walk 9
Salvatore Cascino Men's 50 kilometres Walk 14
Francesco Pretti Men's 50 kilometres Walk AC
Valentino Bertolini Men's 50 kilometres Walk AC
Adolfo Consolini Men's Discus Throw 1 Gold
Giuseppe Tosi Men's Discus Throw 2 Silver
Giorgio Oberweger Men's Discus Throw 15 QR
Teseo Taddia Men's Hammer Throw 7
Women (8)
Athlete Event Rank Medal
Liliana Tagliaferri Women's 100 metres 5 h1 r2/3
Mirella Avalle Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay AC h2 r1/2
Anna Maria Cantù Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay AC h2 r1/2
Marcella Jeandeau Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay AC h2 r1/2
Liliana Tagliaferri Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay AC h2 r1/2
Silvana Pierucci Women's Long Jump 14 QR
Amelia Piccinini Women's Shot Put 2 Silver
Edera Cordiale-Gentile Women's Discus Throw 2 Silver
Gabre Gabric-Calvesi Women's Discus Throw 17

BasketballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Twelve cyclists, all men, represented Italy in 1948.

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

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

19 fencers, 16 men and 3 women, represented Italy 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

FootballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Team Roster

GymnasticsEdit

Men's team competition
  • Team roster
Women's team competition
  • Team roster

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1948.

RowingEdit

Italy had 26 male rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Six shooters represented Italy in 1948.

25 metre pistol
50 metre pistol
50 metre rifle

Water poloEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Italy 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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