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
1st, gold medalist(s) William Grut  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) George Moore  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gösta Gärdin  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
Silver George Moore
 United States
Bronze Gösta Gärdin
 Sweden

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. 

External links[edit]