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Turkey at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Turkey competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 58 competitors, 57 men and 1 woman, took part in 42 events in 7 sports.[1]

Turkey at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Turkey.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish National Olympic Committee
Websiteolimpiyat.org.tr (in English) (in Turkish)
in London
Competitors58 in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
12
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Nasuh Akar Wrestling Men's Freestyle 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
  Gold Gazanfer Bilge Wrestling Men's Freestyle 57 – 63 kg (featherweight)
  Gold Celal Atik Wrestling Men's Freestyle 63 – 67 kg (lightweight)
  Gold Yasar Dogu Wrestling Men's Freestyle 67 – 73 kg (welterweight)
  Gold Ahmet Kireççi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman + 87 kg (super heavyweight)
  Gold Mehmet Oktav Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 57 – 61 kg (featherweight)
  Silver Halit Balamir Wrestling Men's Freestyle - 52 kg (flyweight)
  Silver Adil Candemir Wrestling Men's Freestyle 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
  Silver Kenan Olcay Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman - 52 kg (flyweight)
  Silver Muhlis Tayfur Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
  Bronze Halil Kaya Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
  Bronze Ruhi Sarıalp Athletics Men's Triple Jump

AthleticsEdit

CyclingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 June 2010.

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