South Africa at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg
IOC code RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
in London
Competitors 35 (34 men, 1 woman) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 18th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

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

Individual road race
Team road race

Diving[edit]

Rowing[edit]

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

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  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. "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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