|Sweden at the|
1948 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Swedish Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||181 (162 men and 19 women) in 18 sports|
| Medals |
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Sweden competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 181 competitors, 162 men and 19 women, took part in 100 events in 18 sports.
|Gold||John Ljunggren||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres walk||31 July|
|Gold||Arne Åhman||Athletics||Men's triple jump||3 August|
|Gold||William Grut||Modern pentathlon||Men's individual||4 August|
|Gold||Tore Sjöstrand||Athletics||Men's 3000 metres steeplechase||5 August|
|Gold||Henry Eriksson||Athletics||Men's 1500 metres||6 August|
|Gold||Kurt Pettersén||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight||6 August|
|Gold||Gustav Freij||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman lightweight||6 August|
|Gold||Gösta Andersson||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman welterweight||6 August|
|Gold||Axel Grönberg||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman middleweight||6 August|
|Gold||Karl-Erik Nilsson||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight||6 August|
|Gold||John Mikaelsson||Athletics||Men's 10 kilometres walk||7 August|
|Gold||Gert Fredriksson||Canoeing||Men's K-1 10000 metres||11 August|
|Gold|| Hans Berglund |
|Canoeing||Men's K-2 10000 metres||11 August|
|Gold||Gert Fredriksson||Canoeing||Men's K-1 1000 metres||12 August|
|Gold|| Gunnar Åkerlund |
|Canoeing||Men's K-2 1000 metres||12 August|
|Gold||Sweden national football team||Football||Men's tournament||13 August|
|Silver||Ivar Sjölin||Wrestling||Men's freestyle featherweight||31 July|
|Silver||Gösta Frändfors||Wrestling||Men's freestyle lightweight||31 July|
|Silver||Bertil Antonsson||Wrestling||Men's freestyle heavyweight||31 July|
|Silver||Erik Elmsäter||Athletics||Men's 3000 metres steeplechase||5 August|
|Silver||Lennart Strand||Athletics||Men's 1500 metres||6 August|
|Silver||Olle Anderberg||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman featherweight||6 August|
|Silver||Tor Nilsson||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight||6 August|
|Silver||Ingemar Johansson||Athletics||Men's 10 kilometres walk||7 August|
|Silver|| Folke Bohlin |
|Silver||Gunnar Nilsson||Boxing||Men's heavyweight||13 August|
|Silver|| Robert Selfelt |
|Equestrian||Team eventing||13 August|
|Bronze||Bertil Albertsson||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||30 July|
|Bronze||Rune Larsson||Athletics||Men's 400 metres hurdles||31 July|
|Bronze||Thure Johansson||Wrestling||Men's freestyle flyweight||31 July|
|Bronze||Erik Lindén||Wrestling||Men's freestyle middleweight||31 July|
|Bronze||Bengt Fahlqvist||Wrestling||Men's freestyle light heavyweight||31 July|
|Bronze||Torsten Ullman||Shooting||Men's 50 metre pistol||2 August|
|Bronze||Jonas Jonsson||Shooting||Men's 50 metre rifle, prone position||3 August|
|Bronze||Ann-Britt Leyman||Athletics||Women's long jump||4 August|
|Bronze||Gösta Gärdin||Modern pentathlon||Men's individual||4 August|
|Bronze||Sven Lundquist||Shooting||25 metre rapid fire pistol||4 August|
|Bronze||Göte Hagström||Athletics||Men's 3000 metres steeplechase||5 August|
|Bronze|| Per Hjalmar Carleson |
|Fencing||Men's team épée||6 August|
|Bronze|| Folke Alnevik |
|Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres relay||7 August|
|Bronze||Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr.||Equestrian||Individual dressage||10 August|
|Bronze||Gösta Magnusson||Weightlifting||Men's 82.5 kg||11 August|
|Bronze|| Carl Robert Ameln |
|Sailing||Men's 6 metre class||12 August|
|Bronze||Robert Selfelt||Equestrian||Individual eventing||13 August|
Four cyclists, all men, represented Sweden in 1948.
Eight fencers, all men, represented Sweden in 1948.
Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1948.
Sweden had three male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.
Eleven shooters represented Sweden in 1948.
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Sweden competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 116 competitors, 99 men and 17 women, took part in 90 events in 16 sports.
Sweden competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. 145 competitors, 122 men and 23 women, took part in 102 events in 18 sports.
Sweden competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. 174 competitors, 131 men and 43 women, took part in 138 events in 19 sports.
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The 1935–36 season in Swedish football, starting August 1935 and ending July 1936:
The 1937–38 season in Swedish football, starting August 1937 and ending July 1938:
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