Modern pentathlon at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates July 30 - August 4
Competitors 45 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Sweden
«1936 1952»

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, a single modern pentathlon event was contested.[1]

The modern pentathlon event was held at the Aldershot Lido outdoor pool in Hampshire. [1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold  William Grut
Sweden (SWE)
Silver  George Moore
United States (USA)
Bronze  Gösta Gärdin
Sweden (SWE)

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 45 athletes from 16 nations competed at the London Games:[1]

Results[edit]

1 Willie Grut Sweden
2 George Moore United States
3 Gösta Gärdin Sweden
4 Lauri Vilkko Finland
5 Olavi Larkas Finland
6 Bruno Riem Switzerland
7 Franz Hegner Switzerland
8 Richard Gruenther United States
9 Nilo Floody Chile
10 Viktor Platan Finland
11 Enrique Wirth Argentina
12 Frigyes Hegedűs Hungary
13 Hale Baugh United States
14 André Lacroix France
15 Giulio Palmonella Italy
16 Louis Pichon France
17 Sune Wehlin Sweden
18 István Szondy Hungary
19 Roberto Curcio Italy
20 Albert Martin Great Britain
21 Augusto Premoli Argentina
22 Alberto Moreiras Spain
23 José Luis Riera Spain
24 Hernán Fuentes Chile
25 Duilio Brignetti Italy
26 Alberto Ortíz Uruguay
27 Werner Schmid Switzerland
28 Christian Palant France
29 Karel Bártů Czechoslovakia
30 Aëcio Coelho Brazil
31 Carlos Mercader Uruguay
32 Horacio Siburu Argentina
33 Alejandro Quiroz Mexico
34 Jack Lumsden Great Britain
35 Ricardo García Mexico
36 Manuel Bernabeu Spain
37 Geoffrey Brooke Great Britain
38 Aloysio Borges Brazil
39 Otto Jemelka Czechoslovakia
40 Louis Fauconnier Belgium
41 Charles Vyt Belgium
42 Ruben Orozco Uruguay
43 Humberto Bedford Brazil
AC László Karácson Hungary
AC Raoul Mollet Belgium

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1948 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 

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