Portugal at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Portugal competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. A delegation of forty eight competitors participated in eight sports, with an equestrian and sailing teams winning both a bronze and Portugal's first Olympic silver medal, respectively.[1] This was also the first Olympics where this nation won more than one medal.

Portugal at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Portugal.svg
IOC codePOR
NOCOlympic Committee of Portugal
Websitewww.comiteolimpicoportugal.pt (in Portuguese)
in London
Competitors48 in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 26th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Officials3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100m:

Men's 200m:

Men's Long Jump:

Men's Triple Jump:

EquestrianEdit

Men's Individual Dressage:

Men's Team Dressage:

Men's Individual Eventing:

Men's Individual Jumping:

Men's Team Jumping:

FencingEdit

Six fencers, all men, represented Portugal in 1948.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

RowingEdit

Portugal had 14 male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's coxed four — 2nd round
2nd (heat 4)
Men's eight — semi-final
2nd (heat 3)

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Joao Miguez Tito Firefly 15 10 10 7 8 14 11 2603 13
Joaquim Mascarenhas de Fiúza
Júlio de Sousa Leite Gorinho
Star 11 6 1 5 12 5 3 4292 6
Duarte de Almeida Bello
Fernando Pinto Coelho Bello
Swallow 1 4 4 5 1 5 1 5579  
Joao Félix da Silva Capucho
António Guedes de Herédia
Carlos Rogenmoser Lourenço
Henrique Reis Goncho Sallaty
Dragon 11 9 6 8 7 6 5 2123 9

ShootingEdit

Five shooters represented Portugal in 1948.

25 metre pistol
50 metre pistol
50 metre rifle

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m backstroke:

Art competitionsEdit

OfficialsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Portugal Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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