United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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United States at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United States
IOC code  USA
NOC United States Olympic Committee
Website www.teamusa.org
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 300 (262 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Ralph Craig
Medals
Rank: 1
Gold
38
Silver
27
Bronze
19
Total
84
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

The United States competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 300 competitors, 262 men and 38 women, took part in 126 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Nine cyclists, all male, represented the United States in 1948.

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

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 17 men and 3 women, represented the United States in 1948.

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

Football[edit]

Results
U.S. 0-9 Italy

Roster

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Head coach: Henry Goode as playing manager and Kurt Orban as playing coach

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
HB Donald Buck September 26, 1916 31  ? United States Mt. Washington Club 2 0
David Cauffman October 29, 1916 0 0
FW Claus Gerson November 12, 1917 30  ? United States New York Tennis and Hockey Club 3 0
FW Henry Goode June 7, 1918 30  ? 1 0
FW Frederick Hewitt September 16, 1916 31  ? United States Mt. Washington Club 2 1
HB William Kurtz December 18, 1917 30  ? United States Philadelphia Field Hockey Association 2 0
HB Hendrick Lubbers December 30, 1926 21  ? 3 0
FW Harry Marcoplos January 28, 1926 22  ? United States Baltimore Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW Kurt Orban August 6, 1916 31  ? United States Downtown Athletic Club 3 0
B John Renwick May 13, 1921 27  ? United States Rye Field Hockey Club 3 0
Phillip Schoettle  ? 0 0
HB Sanders Sims June 1, 1921 26  ? United States Philadelphia Hockey and Tennis Club 1 0
GK John Slade May 30, 1908 40  ? United States Westchester Field Hockey Club 2 0
B Walter Stude December 3, 1913 34  ? United States Baltimore Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW/HB/GK Felix Ucko January 4, 1919 32  ? United States New York Field Hockey Club 3 0
FW William Wilson October 26, 1917 30  ? United States Westchester Field Hockey Club 2 0

Felix Ucko played in every match a different position.

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented the United States in 1948.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-21.