Belgium at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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Belgium at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz
Competitors 11 (10 men, 1 woman) in 4 sports
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
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1906

Belgium competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Lannoy, MichelineMicheline Lannoy
Baugniet, PierrePierre Baugniet
Figure skating Pairs
 Silver Houben, MaxMax Houben
Mansveld, FreddyFreddy Mansveld
Niels, Louis-GeorgesLouis-Georges Niels
Mouvet, JacquesJacques Mouvet
Bobsleigh Four-man

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Philippe d'Ursel Downhill 3:51.0 70
Michel Feron 3:34.3 50

Men's combined

The downhill part of this event was held along with the main medal event of downhill skiing. For athletes competing in both events, the same time was used (see table above for the results). The slalom part of the event was held separate from the main medal event of slalom skiing (included in table below).

Athlete Slalom Total (downhill + slalom)
Time 1 Time 2 Rank Points Rank
Michel Feron 1:43.0 1:27.8 54 46.52 42
Philippe, Count d'Ursel 1:31.4 1:15.8 34 45.14 39

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
BEL-1 Max Houben
Jacques Mouvet
Two-man 1:24:4 3 1:24.4 4 1:24.5 10 1:24.2 6 5:37.5 4
BEL-2 Marcel Leclef
Louis-Georges Niels
Two-man 1:26.8 12 1:24.9 7 1:23.6 4 1:24.5 9 5:39.8 10
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
BEL-1 Max Houben
Freddy Mansveld
Louis-Georges Niels
Jacques Mouvet
Four-man 1:17.3 3 1:20.9 6 1:22.0 5 1:21.1 1 5:21.3 2nd

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Final rank
Fernand Leemans 11 14 157.822 104 11
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Final rank
Micheline Lannoy
Pierre Baugniet
11.227 17.5 1st

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Pierre Huylebroeck 48.3 40
1500 m Pierre Huylebroeck 2:40.2 45
5000 m Pierre Huylebroeck 9:20.3 30
10,000 m Pierre Huylebroeck 19:54.8 12

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