South Africa at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 35 competitors, 34 men and 1 woman, took part in 34 events in 10 sports.[1]

South Africa at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg
IOC codeRSA
NOCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sascoc.co.za
in London
Competitors35 (34 men, 1 woman) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Three cyclists, all men, represented South Africa in 1948.

Individual road race
Team road race

DivingEdit

RowingEdit

South Africa had five male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless four

SailingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "South Africa Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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