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Sweden at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 181 competitors, 162 men and 19 women, took part in 100 events in 18 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in London
Competitors181 (162 men and 19 women) in 18 sports
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
16
Silver
11
Bronze
17
Total
44
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Henry Eriksson Athletics Men's 1500 m
  Gold Tore Sjöstrand Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
  Gold John Mikaelsson Athletics Men's 10 km walk
  Gold John Ljunggren Athletics Men's 50 km walk
  Gold Arne Åhman Athletics Men's triple jump
  Gold National football team Football Men's competition
  Gold William Grut Modern pentathlon Men's individual
  Gold Kurt Pettersén Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's bantamweight
  Gold Gustav Freij Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's lightweight
  Gold Gösta Andersson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's welterweight
  Gold Axel Grönberg Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's middleweight[2]
  Gold Karl-Erik Nilsson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's light-heavyweight[3]
  Gold Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K-1 1000 m
  Gold Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K-1 10000 m
  Gold Gunnar Åkerlund
Hans Wetterström
Canoeing Men's K-2 10000 m
  Gold Hans Berglund
Lennart Klingström
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000 m
  Silver Folke Bohlin
Hugo Johnson
Gösta Brodin
Sailing Men's dragon class
  Silver Gunnar Nilsson Boxing Men's heavyweight
  Silver Olle Anderberg Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's featherweight
  Silver Tor Nilsson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's heavyweight
  Silver Ivar Sjölin Wrestling (freestyle) Men's featherweight
  Silver Gösta Frändfors Wrestling (freestyle) Men's lightweight
  Silver Bertil Antonsson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's heavyweight
  Silver Robert Selfelt
Olof Stahre
Sigurd Svensson
Equestrian Team eventing
  Silver Lennart Strand Athletics Men's 1500 m
  Silver Ingemar Johansson Athletics Men's 10 km walk
  Silver Erik Elmsäter Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
  Bronze Gösta Magnusson Weightlifting Men's light-heavyweight
  Bronze Frank Cervell
Carl Forssell
Bengt Ljungquist
Sven Thofelt
Per Hjalmar Carleson
Arne Tollbom
Fencing Men's team épée
  Bronze Gösta Gärdin Modern pentathlon Men's individual
  Bronze Tore Holm
Torsten Lord
Martin Hindorff
Carl Robert Ameln
Gösta Salén
Sailing Men's 6 metre class
  Bronze Thure Johansson Wrestling (freestyle) Men's flyweight
  Bronze Erik Lindén Wrestling (freestyle) Men's middleweight
  Bronze Bengt Fahlqvist Wrestling (freestyle) Men's light-heavyweight
  Bronze Jonas Jonsson Shooting Men's 50 m rifle, prone position
  Bronze Torsten Ullman Shooting Men's 50 m pistol
  Bronze Sven Lundquist Shooting 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Bronze Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr. Equestrian Individual dressage
  Bronze Robert Selfelt Equestrian Individual eventing
  Bronze Bertil Albertsson Athletics Men's 10000 m
  Bronze Rune Larsson Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles
  Bronze Rune Larsson
Kurt Lundquist
Lars-Erik Wolfbrandt
Folke Alnevik
Athletics Men's 4×400 m relay
  Bronze Göte Hagström Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
  Bronze Ann-Britt Leyman Athletics Women's long jump

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1948.

RowingEdit

Sweden had three male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[4]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless pair

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 June 2010.
  2. ^ databaseOlympics.com .[permanent dead link] Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  3. ^ databaseOlympics.com . Archived 13 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sweden Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.