Winter pentathlon at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, a winter pentathlon competition was held. It was one of two demonstration sports held at these Games.

The pentathlon was composed of five segments:

Results[edit]

  1.  Gustaf Lindh (SWE)
  2.  William Grut (SWE)
  3.  Bertil Haase (SWE)
  4.  Somazzi Vincenzo (SUI)
  5.  Rumpf Hans (SUI)
  6.  Derek Allhusen (GBR)
  7.  Peter Griessler (AUT)
  8.  H. Schriber (SUI)
  9.  J. A. O. Walker (GBR)
  10.  Percy Legard (GBR)
  11.  Willoughby Maurice (GBR)
  12.  Claes Egnell (SWE)
  13.  Viktor Platan (FIN)
  14.  Josef Vollmeier (SUI)

Medal Table[edit]

Places Team Athlete Cross-country Skiing Shooting Downhill Skiing Fencing Equestrianism Total
1 Sweden Gustaf Lindh 2 1 6 4 1 14
2 Sweden William Grut 3 3 4 3 2 15
3 Sweden Bertil Haase 1 5 1 6 4 17
4 Swiss Somazzi Vincenzo 8 9 2 1 5 25
5 Swiss Rumpf Hans 9 4 3 1 9 26
6 Great Britain Allhusen Derek 11 8 11 11 3 44
7 Austrian Griessler 5 12 7 10 11 45
8 Swiss Schriber 10 10 10 4 10 45
9 Great Britain Walker 12 13 9 6 7 47
10 Great Britain Legard Percy Charles 14 11 8 9 6 48
11 Great Britain Willoughby Maurice 13 14 13 6 8 54
12 Sweden Claes Egnell 4 2 5
13 Finland Platan Viktor 6 7 12
14 Swiss Vollmeier 7 6 14

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