Austria at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Austria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Austria
IOC code  AUT
NOC Austrian Olympic Committee
Website www.oeoc.at (German)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 147 (115 men, 32 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Rank: 21
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Austria competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 147 competitors, 115 men and 32 women, took part in 79 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Bauma, HermaHerma Bauma Athletics Women's Javelin
 Bronze Schäffer, IneIne Schäffer Athletics Women's Shot Put
 Bronze Schwingl, FritziFritzi Schwingl Canoeing Women's K-1 500m
 Bronze Preis, EllenEllen Preis Fencing Women's Individual Foil

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • OR = Olympic record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • NP = Not placed


Men
Field Events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Felix Würth Long Jump 7.08 8 Q 7.00 8
Arnulf Pilhatsch High Jump 1.84 21 Did not advance
Felix Würth Triple Jump 13.92 21 Did not advance
Hermann Tunner Discus throw 45.92 10 Q 44.43 11


Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch 100 m 4 Did not advance
Grete Pavlousek 4 Did not advance
Grete Pavlousek 200 m 4 Did not advance
Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch 80 m Hurdles 11.9 3 Q 11.9 2 Q 11.8 5
Elfriede Steurer 12.2 1 Q 12.4 6 Did not advance
Grete Jenny
Elfriede Steurer
Grete Pavlousek
Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch
4x100 m relay 50.0 2 Q N/A 49.2 6


Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ilse Steinegger long jump 5.30 10 Q 5.19 10
Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch 5.35 9 5.24 9
Ilse Steinegger high jump N/A 1.55 7
Ine Schäffer Shot put N/A 13.08 3rd
Anni Bruk N/A 12.50 6
Marianne Schläger N/A 11.75 12
Lotte Haidegger Discus throw N/A 38.81 5
Frieda Tiltsch N/A 37.19 9
Marianne Schläger N/A 34.79 15
Herma Bauma Javelin throw N/A 45.57 1st OR
Gerda Schilling-Staniek N/A 38.01 9

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Robert Gausterer Flyweight  Han (KOR)
L PTS
Did not advance
Hermann Mazurkiewitsch Bantamweight  Carrizo (URU)
L PTS
Did not advance
Eduard Kerschbaumer Featherweight Bye  Verdú (ESP)
W PTS
 Núñez (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance
Otto Michtits Light heavyweight  Siljander (FIN)
L PTS
Did not advance
Karl Ameisbichler Heavyweight Bye  Gardner (GBR)
L KO2
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists, all men, represented Austria in 1948.

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

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers, four men and three women, represented Austria in 1948.

Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football[edit]

Head coach: Eduard Frühwirth

Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Minutes
played
Sub off Sub on Cards
yellow/red
FW Josef Epp Mar 1, 1920 28  ? Austria Wiener Sportclub 1 0 90 - - -
FW Erich Habitzl Oct 9, 1923 24  ? Austria SK Admira Wien 1 0 90 - - -
FW Wilhelm Hahnemann Apr 14, 1914 34  ? Austria SC Wacker Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Ernst Happel Nov 29, 1925 22  ? Austria SK Rapid Wien 1 0 90 - - -
MF Siegfried Joksch Jul 4, 1917 31  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
FW Alfred Körner Feb 14, 1926 22  ? Austria SK Rapid Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Karl Kowanz Apr 15, 1926 22  ? Austria SK Admira Wien 1 0 65 - - /1red
FW Ernst Melchior Jun 26, 1920 28  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
MF Leopold Mikolasch Oct 17, 1920 27  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - -
DF Ernst Ocwirk Mar 7, 1926 22  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 1 0 90 - - 1 yel. / -
GK Franz Pelikan Nov 6, 1925 22  ? Austria SC Wacker Wien 1 0 90 - - -
- Stand-by players -
MF Theodor Brinek May 9, 1921 27  ? Austria SC Wacker Wien 0 0 0 - - -
MF Karl Decker Sep 5, 1921 26  ? Austria First Vienna FC 0 0 0 - - -
FW Ludwig Durek Jan 27, 1921 27  ? Austria SK Sturm Graz 0 0 0 - - -
GK Bruno Engelmeier Sep 5, 1927 20  ? Austria First Vienna FC 0 0 0 - - -
DF Gustav Gerhart Feb 4, 1922 26  ? Austria SK Admira Wien 0 0 0 - - -
MF Leopold Gernhardt Mar 16, 1920 28  ? Austria SK Rapid Wien 0 0 0 - - -
GK Josef Musil Aug 7, 1920 27  ? Austria SK Rapid Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Ernst Stojaspal Jan 14, 1925 23  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Josef Stroh Mar 5, 1913 35  ? Austria FK Austria Wien 0 0 0 - - -
FW Theodor Wagner Aug 6, 1927 20  ? Austria SC Wacker Wien 0 0 0 - - -

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Head coach:

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
B Adam Bischof October 13, 1915 32  ? 3  ?
FW Karl Brandl May 2, 1912 36  ? 3  ?
Siegfried Egger  ? 0 0
B Karl Holzapfel October 20, 1923 24  ? 3  ?
Wolfgang Klee  ? 0 0
FW Johann Koller April 3, 1921 27  ? 2  ?
FW Franz Lovato February 28, 1923 25  ? 3  ?
FW Walter Niederle February 17, 1921 27  ? 3  ?
FW Oskar Nowak March 25, 1913 35  ? 3  ?
FW Karl Ördögh March 10, 1908 40  ? 2  ?
Josef Pecanka  ? 0 0
GK Franz Raule November 20, 1920 27  ? 3  ?
HB Friedrich Rückert July 7, 1920 28  ? 3  ?
HB Franz Strachota October 14, 1918 29  ? 2  ?
HB Ernst Schala July 13, 1916 32  ? 3  ?

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Three shooters represented Austria in 1948.

50 m rifle

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

Mixed literature, epic works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 

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