United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The United States competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 300 competitors, 262 men and 38 women, took part in 126 events in 19 sports.[1]

United States at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in London
Competitors300 (262 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearerRalph Craig
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
38
Silver
27
Bronze
19
Total
84
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Nine cyclists represented the United States in 1948.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

20 fencers represented the United States in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

FootballEdit

Results
U.S. 0-9 Italy

Roster

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Head coach: Henry Goode as playing manager and Kurt Orban as playing coach

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
HB Donald Buck September 26, 1916 31 ?   Mt. Washington Club 2 0
Hughes Cauffman October 29, 1916 0 0
FW Claus Gerson November 12, 1917 30 ?   New York Tennis and Hockey Club 3 0
FW Henry Goode June 7, 1918 30 ? 1 0
FW Frederick Hewitt September 16, 1916 31 ?   Mt. Washington Club 2 1
HB William Kurtz December 18, 1917 30 ?   Philadelphia Field Hockey Association 2 0
HB Hendrick Lubbers December 30, 1926 21 ? 3 0
FW Harry Marcoplos January 28, 1926 22 ?   Baltimore Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW Kurt Orban August 6, 1916 31 ?   Downtown Athletic Club 3 0
B John Renwick May 13, 1921 27 ?   Rye Field Hockey Club 3 0
Phillip Schoettle ? 0 0
HB Sanders Sims June 1, 1921 26 ?   Philadelphia Hockey and Tennis Club 1 0
GK John Slade May 30, 1908 40 ?   Westchester Field Hockey Club 2 0
B Walter Stude December 3, 1913 34 ?   Baltimore Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW/HB/GK Felix Ucko January 4, 1919 32 ?   New York Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW William Wilson October 26, 1917 30 ?   Westchester Field Hockey Club 2 0

Felix Ucko played in every match a different position.

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three pentathletes represented the United States in 1948.

RowingEdit

The United States had 26 rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Twelve shooters represented the United States in 1948. In the 50 metre rifle event Art Cook won gold and Walter Tomsen won silver.

25 metre pistol
50 metre pistol
300 metre rifle
50 metre rifle

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved June 21, 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "United States Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved March 13, 2018.