Belgium at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC code BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (in Dutch) (in French)
in London
Competitors 152 (132 men, 20 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 152 competitors, 132 men and 20 women, took part in 77 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to South Korea (27-29)
    • Lost to China (34-44)
    • Defeated Iraq (98-20)
    • Defeated Chile (38-36)
    • Defeated Philippines (37-35)
  • Classification Matches
    • 9th/16th place: Defeated Hungary (walk-over)
    • 9th/12th place: Lost to Canada (40-45)
    • 11th/12th place: Defeated Philippines (38-34) → Eleventh place

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Twelve cyclists, all men, represented Belgium in 1948.

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

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Belgium in 1948.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Belgium in 1948.

Rowing[edit]

Belgium had four male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented Belgium in 1948.

50 metre pistol
50 metre rifle

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Belgium Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018. 

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