Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Light heavyweight fight featuring Australian boxer Adrian Holmes StateLibQld 1 180899 Adrian Holmes, on the left, of the 1948 Australian Olympic boxing team.jpg
Light heavyweight fight featuring Australian boxer Adrian Holmes

Final results for the Boxing competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics . [1]

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Medal summary

GamesGoldSilverBronze
Flyweight
(−51 kg)
details
Pascual Pérez
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Spartaco Bandinelli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Han Soo-Ann
Flag of South Korea (1948-1949).svg  South Korea
Bantamweight
(−54 kg)
details
Tibor Csík
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary
Gianbattista Zuddas
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Juan Evangelista Venegas
Puerto rico national sport flag.svg  Puerto Rico
Featherweight
(−58 kg)
details
Ernesto Formenti
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Dennis Shepherd
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa
Aleksy Antkiewicz
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland
Lightweight
(−62 kg)
details
Gerald Dreyer
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa
Joseph Vissers
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Svend Wad
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Welterweight
(−67 kg)
details
Július Torma
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Hank Herring
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Alessandro D'Ottavio
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Middleweight
(−73 kg)
details
László Papp
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary
John Wright
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Ivano Fontana
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Light heavyweight
(−80 kg)
details
George Hunter
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa
Don Scott
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Mauro Cía
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Heavyweight
(+80 kg)
details
Rafael Iglesias
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Gunnar Nilsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
John Arthur
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa  (RSA)2114
2Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)2013
3Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg  Hungary  (HUN)2002
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1225
5Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)1001
6Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0202
7Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0101
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)0101
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)0101
10Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0011
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland  (POL)0011
Puerto rico national sport flag.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)0011
Flag of South Korea (1948-1949).svg  South Korea  (KOR)0011
Totals (13 nations)88824

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References

  1. "Boxing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 28 April 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2018.

Coordinates: 51°33′20″N0°16′47″W / 51.5556°N 0.2797°W / 51.5556; -0.2797