United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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United States at the
1948 Summer Olympics
US flag 48 stars.svg
IOC code USA
NOC United States Olympic Committee
in London
Competitors300 (262 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Ralph Craig
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
38
Silver
27
Bronze
19
Total
84
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

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]

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Nine cyclists represented the United States in 1948.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

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

Football

Results
U.S. 0-9 Italy

Roster

Gymnastics

Hockey

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

No.Pos.PlayerDoBAgeCapsClubTournament
games
Tournament
goals
HB Donald Buck September 26, 191631? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Mt. Washington Club 20
Hughes Cauffman October 29, 191600
FW Claus Gerson November 12, 191730? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg New York Tennis and Hockey Club 30
FW Henry Goode June 7, 191830?10
FW Frederick Hewitt September 16, 191631? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Mt. Washington Club 21
HB William Kurtz December 18, 191730? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Philadelphia Field Hockey Association 20
HB Hendrick Lubbers December 30, 192621?30
FW Harry Marcoplos January 28, 192622? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Baltimore Field Hockey Club 30
FW Kurt Orban August 6, 191631? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Downtown Athletic Club 30
B John Renwick May 13, 192127? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Rye Field Hockey Club 30
Phillip Schoettle ?00
HB Sanders Sims June 1, 192126? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Philadelphia Hockey and Tennis Club 10
GK John Slade May 30, 190840? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Westchester Field Hockey Club 20
B Walter Stude December 3, 191334? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Baltimore Field Hockey Club 30
FW/HB/GK Felix Ucko January 4, 191932? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg New York Field Hockey Club 30
FW William Wilson October 26, 191730? Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Westchester Field Hockey Club 20

Felix Ucko played in every match a different position.

Modern pentathlon

Three pentathletes represented the United States in 1948.

Rowing

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

Sailing

Shooting

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

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

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References

  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.