List of 1948 Summer Olympics medal winners

The 1948 Summer Olympics (also known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad) was an international multi-sport event held from July 29 through August 14, 1948, in London, United Kingdom.

The United States team being awarded their gold medals for the Men's coxed fours
Contents
  1. Athletics
  2. Basketball
  3. Boxing
  4. Canoeing
  5. Cycling
  6. Diving
  1. Equestrian
  2. Fencing
  3. Field hockey
  4. Football
  5. Gymnastics
  6. Modern Pentathlon
  7. Rowing
  1. Sailing
  2. Shooting
  3. Swimming
  4. Water polo
  5. Weightlifting
  6. Wrestling
Multiple medalists       References


AthleticsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 100 m
details
Harrison Dillard
  United States
Barney Ewell
  United States
Lloyd LaBeach
  Panama
Women's 100 m
details
Fanny Blankers-Koen
  Netherlands
Dorothy Manley
  Great Britain
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
  Australia
Men's 200 m
details
Mel Patton
  United States
Barney Ewell
  United States
Lloyd LaBeach
  Panama
Women's 200 m
details
Fanny Blankers-Koen
  Netherlands
Audrey Williamson
  Great Britain
Audrey Patterson
  United States
Men's 400 m
details
Arthur Wint
  Jamaica
Herb McKenley
  Jamaica
Mal Whitfield
  United States
Men's 800 m
details
Mal Whitfield
  United States
Arthur Wint
  Jamaica
Marcel Hansenne
  France
Men's 1500 m
details
Henry Eriksson
  Sweden
Lennart Strand
  Sweden
Wim Slijkhuis
  Netherlands
Men's 5000 m
details
Gaston Reiff
  Belgium
Emil Zátopek
  Czechoslovakia
Wim Slijkhuis
  Netherlands
Men's 10000 m
details
Emil Zátopek
  Czechoslovakia
Alain Mimoun
  France
Bertil Albertsson
  Sweden
Men's 110 m hurdles
details
Bill Porter
  United States
Clyde Scott
  United States
Craig Dixon
  United States
Men's 400 m hurdles
details
Roy Cochran
  United States
Duncan White
  Ceylon
Rune Larsson
  Sweden
Women's 80 m hurdles
details
Fanny Blankers-Koen
  Netherlands
Maureen Gardner
  Great Britain
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
  Australia
Men's 3000 m steeplechase
details
Tore Sjöstrand
  Sweden
Erik Elmsäter
  Sweden
Göte Hagström
  Sweden
Men's 4×100 m relay
details
  United States (USA)
Barney Ewell
Lorenzo Wright
Harrison Dillard
Mel Patton
  Great Britain (GBR)
Jack Archer
Jack Gregory
Alastair McCorquodale
Ken Jones
  Italy (ITA)
Enrico Perucconi
Antonio Siddi
Carlo Monti
Michele Tito
Women's 4×100 m relay
details
  Netherlands (NED)
Xenia Stad-de Jong
Nettie Witziers-Timmer
Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs
Fanny Blankers-Koen
  Australia (AUS)
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty
June Maston
Betty McKinnon
Joyce King
  Canada (CAN)
Viola Myers
Nancy Mackay
Diane Foster
Patricia Jones
Men's 4×400 m relay
details
  United States (USA)
Art Harnden
Cliff Bourland
Roy Cochran
Mal Whitfield
  France (FRA)
Jean Kerebel
Francis Schewetta
Robert Chef d'Hôtel
Jacques Lunis
  Sweden (SWE)
Kurt Lundquist
Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt
Folke Alnevik
Rune Larsson
Men's decathlon
details
Bob Mathias
  United States
Ignace Heinrich
  France
Floyd Simmons
  United States
Men's 10 km walk
details
John Mikaelsson
  Sweden
Ingemar Johansson
  Sweden
Fritz Schwab
  Switzerland
Men's 50 km walk
details
John Ljunggren
  Sweden
Gaston Godel
  Switzerland
Tebbs Lloyd Johnson
  Great Britain
Men's marathon
details
Delfo Cabrera
  Argentina
Tom Richards
  Great Britain
Étienne Gailly
  Belgium
Men's long jump
details
Willie Steele
  United States
Theodore Bruce
  Australia
Herb Douglas
  United States
Women's long jump
details
Olga Gyarmati
  Hungary
Noemí Simonetto de Portela
  Argentina
Ann-Britt Leyman
  Sweden
Men's triple jump
details
Arne Åhman
  Sweden
George Avery
  Australia
Ruhi Sarıalp
  Turkey
Men's high jump
details
Jack Winter
  Australia
Bjørn Paulson
  Norway
George Stanich
  United States
Women's high jump
details
Alice Coachman
  United States
Dorothy Odam-Tyler
  Great Britain
Micheline Ostermeyer
  France
Men's pole vault
details
Guinn Smith
  United States
Erkki Kataja
  Finland
Bob Richards
  United States
Men's shot put
details
Wilbur Thompson
  United States
Jim Delaney
  United States
Jim Fuchs
  Czechoslovakia
Women's shot put
details
Micheline Ostermeyer
  France
Amelia Piccinini
  Italy
Ine Schäffer
  Austria
Men's discus throw
details
Adolfo Consolini
  Italy
Giuseppe Tosi
  Italy
Fortune Gordien
  United States
Women's discus throw
details
Micheline Ostermeyer
  France
Edera Cordiale-Gentile
  Italy
Jacqueline Mazéas
  France
Men's javelin throw
details
Tapio Rautavaara
  Finland
Steve Seymour
  United States
József Várszegi
  Hungary
Women's javelin throw
details
Herma Bauma
  Austria
Kaisa Parviainen
  Finland
Lily Carlstedt-Kelsby
  Denmark
Men's hammer throw
details
Imre Németh
  Hungary
Ivan Gubijan
  Yugoslavia
Bob Bennett
  United States

Source:[1]

BasketballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  United States (USA)
Cliff Barker
Don Barksdale
Ralph Beard
Lew Beck
Vince Boryla
Gordon Carpenter
Alex Groza
Wallace Jones
Bob Kurland
Ray Lumpp
R. C. Pitts
Jesse Renick
Jackie Robinson
Kenny Rollins
  France (FRA)
André Barrais
Michel Bonnevie
André Buffière
René Chocat
René Dérency
Maurice Desaymonnet
André Even
Maurice Girardot
Fernand Guillou
Raymond Offner
Jacques Perrier
Yvan Quénin
Lucien Rebuffic
Pierre Thiolon
  Brazil (BRA)
Algodão
Bráz
Marcus Vinícius Dias
Affonso Évora
Ruy de Freitas
Alexandre Gemignani
Alberto Marson
Alfredo da Motta
Nilton Pacheco
Massinet Sorcinelli

Source:[2][3][4]

BoxingEdit

 
Rafael Iglesias knocking down Gunnar Nilsson in the men's heavyweight final
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(-51 kg / 112 lb)
details
Pascual Pérez
  Argentina
Spartaco Bandinelli
  Italy
Han Su-An
  South Korea
Bantamweight
(-54 kg / 118 lb)
details
Tibor Csík
  Hungary
Gianni Zuddas
  Italy
Juan Venegas
  Puerto Rico
Featherweight
(-58 kg / 126 lb)
details
Ernesto Formenti
  Italy
Dennis Shepherd
  South Africa
Aleksy Antkiewicz
  Poland
Lightweight
(-62 kg / 135 lb)
details
Gerald Dreyer
  South Africa
Jos Vissers
  Belgium
Svend Wad
  Denmark
Welterweight
(-67 kg / 147 lb)
details
Július Torma
  Czechoslovakia
Hank Herring
  United States
Alessandro D'Ottavio
  Italy
Middleweight
(-73 kg / 160 lb)
details
László Papp
  Hungary
John Wright
  Great Britain
Ivano Fontana
  Italy
Light heavyweight
(-80 kg / 175 lb)
details
George Hunter
  South Africa
Don Scott
  Great Britain
Mauro Cía
  Argentina
Heavyweight
(+80 kg/175 lb)
details
Rafael Iglesias
  Argentina
Gunnar Nilsson
  Sweden
John Arthur
  South Africa

Source:[5]

CanoeingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 1000 m
details
Josef Holeček
  Czechoslovakia
Douglas Bennett
  Canada
Robert Boutigny
  France
C-1 10000 m
details
František Čapek
  Czechoslovakia
Frank Havens
  United States
Norman Lane
  Canada
C-2 1000 m
details
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Jan Brzák-Felix
Bohumil Kudrna
  United States (USA)
Steven Lysak
Stephen Macknowski
  France (FRA)
Georges Dransart
Georges Gandil
C-2 10000 m
details
  United States (USA)
Steven Lysak
Stephen Macknowski
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Václáv Havel
Jiří Pecka
  France (FRA)
Georges Dransart
Georges Gandil
K-1 1000 m
details
Gert Fredriksson
  Sweden
Johan Andersen
  Denmark
Henri Eberhardt
  France
K-1 10000 m
details
Gert Fredriksson
  Sweden
Kurt Wires
  Finland
Eivind Skabo
  Norway
K-2 1000 m
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Hans Berglund
Lennart Klingström
  Denmark (DEN)
Ejvind Hansen
Jakob Jensen
  Finland (FIN)
Thor Axelsson
Nils Björklöf
K-2 10000 m
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Gunnar Åkerlund
Hans Wetterström
  Norway (NOR)
Ivar Mathisen
Knut Østby
  Finland (FIN)
Thor Axelsson
Nils Björklöf

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 m
details
Karen Hoff
  Denmark
Alida van der Anker-Doedens
  Netherlands
Fritzi Schwingl
  Austria

Source:[6]

CyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual time trial
details
José Beyaert
  France
Gerrit Voorting
  Netherlands
Lode Wouters
  Belgium
Team time trial
details
  Belgium (BEL)
Lode Wouters
Leon De Lathouwer
Eugène Van Roosbroeck
  Great Britain (GBR)
Bob Maitland
Tiny Thomas
Ian Scott
  France (FRA)
José Beyaert
Alain Moineau
Jacques Dupont
Time trial
details
Jacques Dupont
  France
Pierre Nihant
  Belgium
Tommy Godwin
  Great Britain
Sprint
details
Mario Ghella
  Italy
Reg Harris
  Great Britain
Axel Schandorff
  Denmark
Tandem
details
  Italy (ITA)
Ferdinando Terruzzi
Renato Perona
  Great Britain (GBR)
Reg Harris
Alan Bannister
  France (FRA)
René Faye
Gaston Dron
Team pursuit
details
  France (FRA)
Charles Coste
Serge Blusson
Fernand Decanali
Pierre Adam
  Italy (ITA)
Arnaldo Benfenati
Guido Bernardi
Anselmo Citterio
Rino Pucci
  Great Britain (GBR)
Alan Geldard
Tommy Godwin
David Ricketts
Wilf Waters

Source:[7]

DivingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 3 metre springboard
details
Bruce Harlan
  United States
Miller Anderson
  United States
Sammy Lee
  United States
Women's 3 metre springboard
details
Vicki Draves
  United States
Zoe Ann Olsen-Jensen
  United States
Patsy Elsener
  United States
Men's 10 metre platform
details
Sammy Lee
  United States
Bruce Harlan
  United States
Joaquín Capilla
  Mexico
Women's 10 metre platform
details
Vicki Draves
  United States
Patsy Elsener
  United States
Birte Christoffersen
  Denmark

Source:[8]

EquestrianEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual dressage
details
Hans Moser and Hummer
  Switzerland
André Jousseaume and Harpagon
  France
Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr. and Trumf
  Sweden
Team dressage
details
  France (FRA)
André Jousseaume and Harpagon
Jean Saint-Fort Paillard and Sous les Ceps
Maurice Buret and Saint Quen
  United States (USA)
Robert Borg and Klingson
Earl Foster Thomson and Pancraft
Frank Henry and Reno Overdo
  Portugal (POR)
Fernando Paes and Matamas
Francisco Valadas and Feitiço
Luís Mena e Silva and Fascinante
Individual eventing
details
Bernard Chevallier and Aiglonne
  France
Frank Henry and Swing Low
  United States
Robert Selfelt and Claque
  Sweden
Team eventing
details
  United States (USA)
Frank Henry and Swing Low
Charles Anderson and Reno Palisade
Earl Foster Thomson and Reno Rhythm
  Sweden (SWE)
Robert Selfelt and Claque
Olof Stahre and Komet
Sigurd Svensson and Dust
  Mexico (MEX)
Humberto Mariles and Parral
Raúl Campero and Tarahumara
Joaquín Solano and Malinche
Individual jumping
details
Humberto Mariles and Arete
  Mexico
Rubén Uriza and Hatuey
  Mexico
Jean-François d'Orgeix and Sucre de Pomme
  France
Team jumping
details
  Mexico (MEX)
Humberto Mariles and Arete
Rubén Uriza and Hatuey
Alberto Valdés and Chihuahua
  Spain (ESP)
Jaime García and Bizarro
José Navarro Morenés and Quórum
Marcellino Gavilán and Forajido
  Great Britain (GBR)
Harry Llewellyn and Foxhunter
Henry Nicoll and Kilgeddin
Arthur Carr and Monty

Source:[9]

FencingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
épée
details
Gino Cantone
  Italy
Oswald Zappelli
  Switzerland
Edoardo Mangiarotti
  Italy
team épée
details
  France (FRA)
Henri Guérin
Henri Lepage
Marcel Desprets
Michel Pécheux
Édouard Artigas
Maurice Huet
  Italy (ITA)
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Carlo Agostoni
Dario Mangiarotti
Gino Cantone
Marco Antonio Mandruzzato
Fiorenzo Marini
  Sweden (SWE)
Sven Thofelt
Per Carleson
Frank Cervell
Carl Forssell
Bengt Ljungquist
Arne Tollbom
foil
details
Jéhan de Buhan
  France
Christian d'Oriola
  France
Lajos Maszlay
  Hungary
team foil
details
  France (FRA)
André Bonin
Jéhan de Buhan
Jacques Lataste
René Bougnol
Philippe Christian d'Oriola
Adrien Rommel
  Italy (ITA)
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Manlio Di Rosa
Renzo Nostini
Giuliano Nostini
Giorgio Pellini
Saverio Ragno
  Belgium (BEL)
Georges de Bourguignon
Henri Paternóster
Édouard Yves
Raymond Bru
André Van De Werve De Vorsselaer
Paul Valcke
sabre
details
Aladár Gerevich
  Hungary
Vincenzo Pinton
  Italy
Pál Kovács
  Hungary
team sabre
details
  Hungary (HUN)
Aladár Gerevich
Tibor Berczelly
Rudolf Kárpáti
Pál Kovács
László Rajcsányi
Bertalan Papp
  Italy (ITA)
Vincenzo Pinton
Gastone Darè
Carlo Turcato
Mauro Racca
Aldo Montano
Renzo Nostini
  United States (USA)
Norman Cohn-Armitage
George Worth
Tibor Nyilas
Dean Cetrulo
Miguel de Capriles
James Flynn

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
foil
details
Ilona Schachererné Elek
  Hungary
Karen Lachmann
  Denmark
Ellen Müller-Preis
  Austria

Source:[10]

Field hockeyEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  India (IND)
Ranganandhan Francis
Tarlochan Singh Bawa
Akhtar Hussain
Leslie Claudius
Keshav Dutt
Jaswant Rajput
Kishan Lal
Kunwar Digvijay Singh
Reginald Rodrigues
Pat Jansen
Latif-ur Rehman
Leo Pinto
Randhir Singh Gentle
Amir Kumar
Maxie Vaz
Balbir Singh, Sr.
Lawrie Fernandes
Walter de Sousa
G. Nandy Singh
Gerry Glackan
  Great Britain (GBR)
Dave Brodie
George Sime
William Lindsay
Mickey Walford
Frank Reynolds
Robin Lindsay
John Peake
Neil White
Bob Adlard
Norman Borrett
Bill Griffiths
Ronald Davies
  Netherlands (NED)
André Boerstra
Henk Bouwman
Piet Bromberg
Harry Derckx
Han Drijver
Dick Esser
Wim van Heel
Roepie Kruize
Jenne Langhout
Ton Richter
Dick Loggere
Eddy Tiel

Source:[11][12][13]

FootballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  Sweden (SWE)
Torsten Lindberg
Knut Nordahl
Erik Nilsson
Birger Rosengren
Bertil Nordahl
Sune Andersson
Kjell Rosén
Gunnar Gren
Gunnar Nordahl
Henry Carlsson
Nils Liedholm
Börje Leander
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Ljubomir Lovrić
Miroslav Brozović
Branko Stanković
Zlatko Čajkovski
Miodrag Jovanović
Aleksandar Atanacković
Zvonko Cimermančić
Rajko Mitić
Stjepan Bobek
Željko Čajkovski
Bernard Vukas
Franjo Šoštarić
Prvoslav Mihajlović
Franjo Velfl
Kosta Tomašević
  Denmark (DEN)
Eigil Nielsen
Viggo Jensen
Knud Børge Overgaard
Axel Pilmark
Dion Ørnvold
Ivan Jensen
Johannes Plöger
Knud Lundberg
Carl Aage Præst
John Hansen
Jørgen Leschly Sørensen
Holger Seebach
Karl Aage Hansen

Source:[14][15][16]

GymnasticsEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
All-Around, Individual
details
Veikko Huhtanen
  Finland
Walter Lehmann
  Switzerland
Paavo Aaltonen
  Finland
All-Around, Team
details
  Finland (FIN)
Veikko Huhtanen
Paavo Aaltonen
Kalevi Laitinen
Olavi Rove
Einari Teräsvirta
Heikki Savolainen
Aleksanteri Saarvala
Sulo Salmi
  Switzerland (SUI)
Walter Lehmann
Josef Stalder
Christian Kipfer
Emil Studer
Robert Lucy
Michael Reusch
Melchior Thälmann
Karl Frei
  Hungary (HUN)
Lajos Tóth
Lajos Sántha
László Baranyai
Ferenc Pataki
János Mogyorósi-Klencs
Ferenc Várkői
József Fekete
Győző Mogyorossy
Floor exercise
details
Ferenc Pataki
  Hungary
János Mogyorósi-Klencs
  Hungary
Zdeněk Růžička
  Czechoslovakia
Horizontal bar
details
Josef Stalder
  Switzerland
Walter Lehmann
  Switzerland
Veikko Huhtanen
  Finland
Parallel bars
details
Michael Reusch
  Switzerland
Veikko Huhtanen
  Finland
Christian Kipfer
  Switzerland
Josef Stalder
  Switzerland
Pommel horse
details
Veikko Huhtanen
  Finland
none none
Heikki Savolainen
  Finland
Paavo Aaltonen
  Finland
Rings
details
Karl Frei
  Switzerland
Michael Reusch
  Switzerland
Zdeněk Růžička
  Czechoslovakia
Vault
details
Paavo Aaltonen
  Finland
Olavi Rove
  Finland
János Mogyorósi-Klencs
  Hungary
Ferenc Pataki
  Hungary
Leo Sotorník
  Czechoslovakia

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
All-Around, Team
details
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Zdena Veřmiřovská
Zdeňka Honsová
Miloslava Misáková
Věra Růžičková
Božena Srncová
Milena Müllerová
Olga Šilhánová
Marie Kovářová
  Hungary (HUN)
Edit Perényiné Weckinger
Mária Kövi-Zalai
Irén Daruháziné Karcsics
Erzsébet Gulyás-Köteles
Erzsébet Balázs
Olga Lemhényiné Tass
Anna Fehér
Margit Sándorné Nagy
  United States (USA)
Helen Schifano
Clara Schroth
Meta Elste
Marian Barone
Ladislava Bakanic
Connie Caruccio-Lenz
Anita Simonis
Dorothy Dalton

Source:[17]

Modern pentathlonEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's
details
William Grut
  Sweden
George Moore
  United States
Gösta Gärdin
  Sweden

RowingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
Merv Wood
  Australia
Eduardo Risso
  Uruguay
Romolo Catasta
  Italy
double sculls
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Dickie Burnell
Bert Bushnell
  Denmark (DEN)
Ebbe Parsner
Aage Larsen
  Uruguay (URU)
William Jones
Juan Rodríguez
coxless pairs
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Jack Wilson
Ran Laurie
  Switzerland (SUI)
Hans Kalt
Josef Kalt
  Italy (ITA)
Felice Fanetti
Bruno Boni
coxed pairs
details
  Denmark (DEN)
Finn Pedersen
Tage Henriksen
Carl-Ebbe Andersen
  Italy (ITA)
Giovanni Steffè
Aldo Tarlao
Alberto Radi
  Hungary (HUN)
Antal Szendey
Béla Zsitnik, Sr.
Róbert Zimonyi
coxless four
details
  Italy (ITA)
Giuseppe Moioli
Elio Morille
Giovanni Invernizzi
Franco Faggi
  Denmark (DEN)
Helge Halkjær
Aksel Bonde
Helge Muxoll Schrøder
Ib Storm Larsen
  United States (USA)
Fred Kingsbury
Stu Griffing
Greg Gates
Bob Perew
coxed four
details
  United States (USA)
Warren Westlund
Bob Martin
Bob Will
Gordy Giovanelli
Allen Morgan
  Switzerland (SUI)
Rudolf Reichling
Erich Schriever
Émile Knecht
Peter Stebler
André Moccand
  Denmark (DEN)
Erik Larsen
Børge Raahauge Nielsen
Henry Larsen
Harry Knudsen
Ib Olsen
eight
details
  United States (USA)
Ian Turner
Dave Turner
Jim Hardy
George Ahlgren
Lloyd Butler
Dave Brown
Justus Smith
John Stack
Ralph Purchase
  Great Britain (GBR)
Chris Barton
Michael Lapage
Guy Richardson
Paul Bircher
Paul Massey
Brian Lloyd
John Meyrick
Alfred Mellows
Jack Dearlove
  Norway (NOR)
Kristoffer Lepsøe
Torstein Kråkenes
Hans Egill Hansen
Halfdan Gran-Olsen
Harald Kråkenes
Leif Næss
Thor Pedersen
Carl Monssen
Sigurd Monssen

SailingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Firefly
details
Paul Elvstrøm
  Denmark
Ralph Evans
  United States
Koos de Jong
  Netherlands
Star
details
  United States (USA)
Hilarious
Hilary Smart
Paul Smart
  Cuba (CUB)
Kurush III
Carlos de Cardenas
Carlos de Cardenas Jr.
  Netherlands (NED)
BEM II
Bob Maas
Edward Stutterheim
Swallow
details
  Great Britain (GBR)
Swift
Stewart Morris
David Bond
  Portugal (POR)
Symphony
Duarte de Almeida Bello
Fernando Pinto Coelho Bello
  United States (USA)
Margaret
Lockwood Masters Pirie
Owen Cates Torrey, Jr.
Dragon
details
  Norway (NOR)
Pan
Thor Thorvaldsen
Sigve Lie
Håkon Barfod
  Sweden (SWE)
Slaghoken
Folke Bohlin
Hugo Johnson
Gösta Brodin
  Denmark (DEN)
Snap
William Berntsen
Ole Berntsen
Klaus Baess
6 Metre
details
  United States (USA)
Llanoria
Herman Whiton
Alfred Loomis
James Weekes
James Smith
Michael Mooney
  Argentina (ARG)
Djinn
Enrique Sieburger, Sr.
Emilio Homps
Rufino Rodríguez de la Torre
Rodolfo Rivademar
Enrique Sieburger, Jr.
Julio Sieburger
  Sweden (SWE)
Ali baba II
Tore Holm
Torsten Lord
Martin Hindorff
Carl Robert Ameln
Gösta Salén

ShootingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
25 metre rapid fire pistol
details
Károly Takács
  Hungary
Carlos Enrique Díaz Sáenz Valiente
  Argentina
Sven Lundquist
  Sweden
50 metre pistol
details
Edwin Vásquez
  Peru
Rudolf Schnyder
  Switzerland
Torsten Ullman
  Sweden
50 metre rifle prone
details
Art Cook
  United States
Walter Tomsen
  United States
Jonas Jonsson
  Sweden
300 metre rifle three positions
details
Emil Grünig
  Switzerland
Pauli Janhonen
  Finland
Willy Røgeberg
  Norway

SwimmingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Wally Ris
  United States
Alan Ford
  United States
Géza Kádas
  Hungary
400 m freestyle
details
Bill Smith
  United States
Jimmy McLane
  France
John Marshall
  Australia
1500 m freestyle
details
Jimmy McLane
  United States
John Marshall
  Australia
György Mitró
  Hungary
100 m backstroke
details
Allen Stack
  United States
Bob Cowell
  United States
Georges Vallerey, Jr.
  France
200 m breaststroke
details
Joe Verdeur
  United States
Keith Carter
  United States
Bob Sohl
  United States
4×200 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
Wally Ris
Jimmy McLane
Wally Wolf
Bill Smith
Bob Gibe
William Dudley
Edwin Gilbert
Eugene Rogers
  Hungary (HUN)
Elemér Szathmáry
György Mitró
Imre Nyéki
Géza Kádas
  France (FRA)
Jo Bernardo
René Cornu
Henri Padou, Jr.
Alexandre Jany

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
details
Greta Andersen
  Denmark
Ann Curtis
  United States
Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen
  Netherlands
400 m freestyle
details
Ann Curtis
  United States
Karen Margrethe Harup
  Denmark
Cathie Gibson
  Great Britain
100 m backstroke
details
Karen Margrethe Harup
  Denmark
Suzanne Zimmerman
  United States
Judy-Joy Davies
  Australia
200 m breaststroke
details
Nel van Vliet
  Netherlands
Nancy Lyons
  United States
Éva Gérard-Novák
  Hungary
4×100 m freestyle relay
details
  United States (USA)
Marie Corridon
Thelma Kalama
Brenda Helser
Ann Curtis
  Denmark (DEN)
Eva Arndt-Riise
Karen Margrethe Harup
Greta Andersen
Fritze Carstensen
Elvi Svendsen
  Netherlands (NED)
Irma Heijting-Schuhmacher
Margot Marsman
Marie-Louise Linssen-Vaessen
Hannie Termeulen

Water poloEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
details
  Italy (ITA)
Pasquale Buonocore
Emilio Bulgarelli
Cesare Rubini
Geminio Ognio
Gildo Arena
Aldo Ghira
Gianfranco Pandolfini
Mario Maioni
Tullio Pandolfini
  Hungary (HUN)
Endre Győrfi
Miklós Holop
Dezső Gyarmati
Károly Szittya
Oszkár Csuvik
István Szivós, Sr.
Dezső Lemhényi
László Jeney
Dezső Fábián
Jenő Brandi
  Netherlands (NED)
Joop Rohner
Nijs Korevaar
Cor Braasem
Hans Stam
Albert Ruimschotel
Ruud van Feggelen
Frits Smol
Piet Salomons
Hennie Keetelaar

WeightliftingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
–56 kg details
Joe DePietro
  United States
Julian Creus
  Great Britain
Rich Tom
  United States
Featherweight
–60 kg details
Mahmoud Fayad
  Egypt
Rodney Wilkes
  Trinidad and Tobago
Jafar Salmasi
  Iran
Lightweight
–67.5 kg details
Ibrahim Hassanien Shams
  Egypt
Attia Mohammed Hamouda
  Egypt
Jim Halliday
  Great Britain
Middleweight
–75 kg details
Frank Spellman
  United States
Pete George
  United States
Kim Seong-Jip
  South Korea
Light-heavyweight
–82.5 kg details
Stan Stanczyk
  United States
Harold Sakata
  United States
Gösta Magnusson
  Sweden
Heavyweight
+82.5 kg details
John Davis
  United States
Norb Schemansky
  United States
Bram Charité
  Netherlands

WrestlingEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(- 52 kg) details
Pietro Lombardi
  Italy
Kenan Olcay
  Turkey
Reino Kangasmäki
  Finland
Bantamweight
(- 57 kg) details
Kurt Pettersén
  Sweden
Ali Mahmoud Hassan
  Egypt
Halil Kaya
  Turkey
Featherweight
(- 62 kg) details
Mehmet Oktav
  Turkey
Olle Anderberg
  Sweden
Ferenc Tóth
  Hungary
Lightweight
(- 67 kg) details
Gustav Freij
  Sweden
Aage Eriksen
  Norway
Károly Ferencz
  Hungary
Welterweight
(- 73 kg) details
Gösta Andersson
  Sweden
Miklós Szilvási
  Hungary
Henrik Hansen
  Denmark
Middleweight
(- 79 kg) details
Axel Grönberg
  Sweden
Muhlis Tayfur
  Turkey
Ercole Gallegati
  Italy
Light Heavyweight
(- 87 kg) details
Karl-Erik Nilsson
  Sweden
Kelpo Gröndahl
  Finland
Ibrahim Orabi
  Egypt
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg) details
Ahmet Kireççi
  Turkey
Tor Nilsson
  Sweden
Guido Fantoni
  Italy

FreestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(- 52 kg) details
Lenni Viitala
  Finland
Halit Balamir
  Turkey
Thure Johansson
  Sweden
Bantamweight
(- 57 kg) details
Nasuh Akar
  Turkey
Gerald Leeman
  United States
Charles Kouyos
  France
Featherweight
(- 62 kg) details
Gazanfer Bilge
  Turkey
Ivar Sjölin
  Sweden
Adolf Müller
  Switzerland
Lightweight
(- 67 kg) details
Celal Atik
  Turkey
Gösta Frändfors
  Sweden
Hermann Baumann
  Switzerland
Welterweight
(- 73 kg) details
Yaşar Doğu
  Turkey
Dick Garrard
  Australia
Leland Merrill
  United States
Middleweight
(- 79 kg) details
Glen Brand
  United States
Adil Candemir
  Turkey
Erik Lindén
  Sweden
Light Heavyweight
(- 87 kg) details
Henry Wittenberg
  United States
Fritz Stöckli
  Switzerland
Bengt Fahlqvist
  Sweden
Heavyweight
(+ 87 kg) details
Gyula Bóbis
  Hungary
Bertil Antonsson
  Sweden
Joseph Armstrong
  Australia

Multiple medalistsEdit

 
Fanny Blankers-Koen won the most gold medals of any athlete at the 1948 Summer Games.

Athletes who won at least two gold medals or three or more medals are listed below.

Athlete Nation Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Veikko Huhtanen   Finland (FIN) Gymnastics 3 1 1 5
Fanny Blankers-Koen   Netherlands (NED) Athletics 4 0 0 4
Paavo Aaltonen   Finland (FIN) Gymnastics 3 0 1 4
Ann Curtis   United States (USA) Swimming 2 1 0 3
Jimmy McLane   United States (USA) Swimming 2 1 0 3
Humberto Mariles   Mexico (MEX) Equestrianism 2 0 1 3
Micheline Ostermeyer   France (FRA) Athletics 2 0 1 3
Mal Whitfield   United States (USA) Athletics 2 0 1 3
Frank Henry   United States (USA) Equestrianism 1 2 0 3
Michael Reusch   Switzerland (SUI) Gymnastics 1 2 0 3
Karen Margrethe Harup   Denmark (DEN) Swimming 1 2 0 3
Barney Ewell   United States (USA) Athletics 1 2 0 3
Josef Stalder   Switzerland (SUI) Gymnastics 1 1 1 3
Ferenc Pataki   Hungary (HUN) Gymnastics 1 0 2 3
Walter Lehmann   Switzerland (SUI) Gymnastics 0 3 0 3
Edoardo Mangiarotti   Italy (ITA) Fencing 0 2 1 3
János Mogyorósi-Klencs   Hungary (HUN) Gymnastics 0 1 2 3
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty   Australia (AUS) Athletics 0 1 2 3
Gert Fredriksson   Sweden (SWE) Canoeing 2 0 0 2
Jéhan de Buhan   France (FRA) Fencing 2 0 0 2
Aladár Gerevich   Hungary (HUN) Fencing 2 0 0 2
Heikki Savolainen   Finland (FIN) Gymnastics 2 0 0 2
Vicki Draves   United States (USA) Diving 2 0 0 2
Wally Ris   United States (USA) Swimming 2 0 0 2
Bill Smith   United States (USA) Swimming 2 0 0 2
Heikki Savolainen   Finland (FIN) Gymnastics 2 0 0 2
Roy Cochran   United States (USA) Athletics 2 0 0 2
Harrison Dillard   United States (USA) Athletics 2 0 0 2
Mel Patton   United States (USA) Athletics 2 0 0 2

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ "Cycling at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  14. ^ "Sweden Football at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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