Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 3 (heats)
August 4 (semifinals, final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
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«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games took place August 3 and August 4. The final was won by American William Porter. Porter's compatriots, Clyde Scott and Craig Dixon took 2nd and 3rd place.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on August 3. The two fastest runners from each heat qualified to the semifinals.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 William Porter United States 14.3
2 Pol Braekman Belgium 15.2
3 Mario Recordón Chile 15.3
4 Ray Barkway Great Britain 15.3
5 Erdal Barkay Turkey

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Clyde Scott United States 14.8
2 Hugues Frayer France 15.5
3 Börje Rendin Sweden 15.5
4 Lazaros Petropoulakis Greece

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Alberto Triulzi Argentina 14.6
2 Peter Gardner Australia 14.6
3 Manuel Suárez Spain 15.9
4 Joe Birrell Great Britain
5 Petros Krosfilit-Omiros Greece

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jim Vickers India 14.7
2 Håkan Lidman Sweden 14.7
3 Julio Sabater Puerto Rico 15.3
4 Jan Zwaan Netherlands 15.4
5 Charles Green Australia 15.4

Heat 5

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 André Marie France 14.4
2 Olivier Bernard Switzerland 14.9
3 Sydney Foster Jamaica 15.2
4 Don Finlay Great Britain DNF

Heat 6

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Craig Dixon United States 14.2
2 Ray Weinberg Australia 15.0
3 Gilbert Omnès France 15.2
4 Hernán Alzamora Peru
5 Mazar Ul-Haq Khan Pakistan

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held on August 4. The three fastest runners advanced to the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Craig Dixon United States 14.2
2 Peter Gardner United States 14.5
3 Håkan Lidman Australia 14.6
4 Pol Braekman Belgium
5 Olivier Bernard France
6 André Marie Great Britain DNF

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 William Porter United States 14.1
2 Clyde Scott United States 14.2
3 Alberto Triulzi Argentina 14.6
4 Jim Vickers India
5 Ray Weinberg Australia
6 Hugues Frayer France

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (hand) Notes
1st William Porter United States 13.9 OR
2nd Clyde Scott United States 14.1
3rd Craig Dixon United States 14.1
4 Alberto Triulzi Argentina 14.6
5 Peter Gardner Australia 14.7 Est
6 Håkan Lidman Sweden 14.8 Est

Key: Est = Time is an estimate, OR = Olympic record

References[edit]