Peru at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Peru at the Olympic Games

Flag of Peru
IOC code  PER
NOC Comité Olímpico Peruano
Website www.coperu.org (Spanish)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 42 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Carlos Dominguez Mavila
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Peru competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 41 competitors, all men, took part in 26 events in 7 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat round 1 Heat round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
100 m Maximo Reyes unknown 4 Did not advance
Santiago Ferrando unknown 4 Did not advance
200 m Santiago Ferrando 22.5 2 Q unknown 5 20.12 Did not advance
800 m Antero Mongrut 1:58.7 6 N/A Did not advance
1,500 m Antero Mongrut unknown 7 N/A Did not advance
110 m hurdles Hernán Alzamora unknown 4 Did not advance
Field events
Event Athletes Final
Result Rank
Triple jump Maximo Reyes unknown
Pole vault Luis Ganoza unknown
Jaime Pigueras unknown
Shot put Leonello Patiño unknown
Discus throw Manuel Consiglieri unknown
Eduardo Julve 44.05 12

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 United States 5 5 0 325 167 10
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 217 190 9
 Argentina 5 3 2 236 199 8
 Peru 5 2 3 198 187 7
Egypt Egypt 5 1 4 162 256 6
 Switzerland 5 0 5 120 269 5
Preliminary Round (Group C)
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 38–30  Peru

Peru  52–27 Egypt Egypt

Peru  49–19  Switzerland

Argentina  42–34  Peru

United States  61–33  Peru

Classification Matches
9th/16th place
Peru  45–40  Cuba

9th/12th place
Peru  40–29  Philippines

9th/10th place
Canada  49–43  Peru

Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Carlos Menezes Men's flyweight  Corman (NED)
L
Did not advance
Santiago Rivera Men's bantamweight  Ahlin (SWE)
PTS
 Csik (HUN)
L
Did not advance
Pedro Garcia Men's featherweight  Sørensen (DEN)
PTS
 Antkiewicz (POL)
L
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Road[edit]

Men
Rider Event Time Rank
Hernán Llerena Road race DNF
Pedro Mathey Road race DNF
Luis Poggi Road race DNF

Fencing[edit]

Three fencers, all men, represented Peru in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Shooting[edit]

Pistol

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Edwin Vásquez 50 m pistol 545 Gold
Wenceslao Salgado 512 27
Carlos Ijoque 507 34
Federico Tantalean 25 metre rapid fire pistol 520 35
Riccardo Valderrama 506 37
Eduardo Mendizabal 480 48

Rifle

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
E. Baldwin Ponte 50 m rifle 3 positions 1052 20
50 m rifle prone 596 6
A. Larrabure Salas 586 35
L. Mantilla Fernandini 586 41

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
Gonzalo Alvaro Cornejo Lightweight 90 95 120 305 16
Carlos Bisiak Light-heavyweight 97.5 102.5 132.5 332.5 15
Carlos Dominguez Mavila Heavyweight 117.5 105 140 362.5 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peru at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

External links[edit]