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Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only. Competitions were held over the Henley Royal Regatta course from 5 to 9 August.[1]

Rowing
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Rowing pictogram.svg
VenueHenley Royal Regatta course
Dates5–9 August
Competitors310 from 27 nations
← 1936
1952 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
  Mervyn Wood (AUS)   Eduardo Risso (URU)   Romolo Catasta (ITA)
double sculls
details
  Richard Burnell
and Bertie Bushnell (GBR)
  Ebbe Parsner
and Aage Larsen (DEN)
  William Jones
and Juan Rodríguez (URU)
coxless pairs
details
  John Wilson
and Ran Laurie (GBR)
  Hans Kalt
and Josef Kalt (SUI)
  Felice Fanetti
and Bruno Boni (ITA)
coxed pair
details
  Denmark (DEN)
Finn Pedersen
Tage Henriksen
Carl-Ebbe Andersen
  Italy (ITA)
Giovanni Steffè
Aldo Tarlao
Alberto Radi
  Hungary (HUN)
Antal Szendey
Béla Zsitnik
Róbert Zimonyi
coxless fours
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
Robert 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
eights
details
  United States (USA)
Ian Turner
David Turner
James Hardy
George Ahlgren
Lloyd Butler
David Brown
Justus Smith
John Stack
Ralph Purchase
  Great Britain (GBR)
Christopher Barton
Michael Lapage
Guy Richardson
Paul Bircher
Paul Massey
Brian Lloyd
John Meyrick
Alfred Mellows
Jack Dearlove
  Norway (NOR)
Kristoffer Lepsøe
Thorstein Kråkenes
Hans Hansen
Halfdan Gran Olsen
Harald Kråkenes
Leif Næss
Thor Pedersen
Carl Monssen
Sigurd Monssen

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 310 rowers from 27 nations competed at the London Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)2103
2  United States (USA)2013
3  Denmark (DEN)1214
4  Italy (ITA)1124
5  Australia (AUS)1001
6  Switzerland (SUI)0202
7  Uruguay (URU)0112
8  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (9 nations)77721


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 August 2018.

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