Belgium at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belgium
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 152 (132 men, 20 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
7
Olympic history (summary)
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Belgium competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 152 competitors, 132 men and 20 women, took part in 76 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to South Korea (27-29)
    • Lost to China (34-44)
    • Defeated Iraq (98-20)
    • Defeated Chile (38-36)
    • Defeated Philippines (37-35)
  • Classification Matches
    • 9th/16th place: Defeated Hungary (walk-over)
    • 9th/12th place: Lost to Canada (40-45)
    • 11th/12th place: Defeated Philippines (38-34) → Eleventh place

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Belgium in 1948.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Belgium in 1948.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-11. 

External links[edit]