Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's eight

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Men's eights
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
VenueHenley-on-Thames
DateAugust 5 – August 9
Competitors108 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA)
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain (GBR)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Norway (NOR)
← 1936
1952 →

The men's eights competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics took place at Henley-on-Thames, near London.[1]

Heats[edit]

First boat in each heat advanced directly to final. The other boats must compete again in the repechage for remaining spots in the final.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Country Rowers Time Notes
1  Great Britain (GBR) Christopher Barton, Michael Lapage, Guy Richardson, Paul Bircher, Paul Massey, Brian Lloyd, John Meyrick, Alfred Mellows, Jack Dearlove (cox) 6:05.3 Q
2  Norway (NOR) Kristoffer Lepsøe, Thorstein Kråkenes, Hans Hansen, Halfdan Gran Olsen, Harald Kråkenes, Leif Næss, Thor Pedersen, Carl Monssen, Sigurd Monssen (cox) 6:08.2
3  Denmark (DEN) Jarl Emcken, Børge Hougaard, Poul Korup, Holger Larsen, Ib Nielsen, Niels Rasmussen, Gerhardt Sørensen, Niels Wamberg, Charles Willumsen 6:17.6

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Country Rowers Time Notes
1  Italy (ITA) Angelo Fioretti, Mario Acchini, Fortunato Maninetti, Bonifacio De Bortoli, Enrico Ruberti, Pietro Sessa, Ezio Acchini, Luigi Gandini, Alessandro Bardelli 6:03.8 Q
2  Switzerland (SUI) Otto Burri, Fredy Schultheiss, Franz Starkl, Hans Schultheiss, Arnold Amstutz, Moritz Grand, Peter Gübeli, Eugen Vollmar, Otto Vonlaufen (cox) 6:06.9
3  Argentina (ARG) Luis Pechenino, Juan Ángel Aichino, Rubén Cabral, Christian Bove, Enrique Lingenfelder, Carlos Amado, Pascual Batista, Mario Guerci, Manuel Fernández 6:10.5

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Country Rowers Time Notes
1  Canada (CAN) Peter Green, Robert Christmas, Art Griffiths, Alfred Stefani, Marvin Hammond, Jack Zwirewich, Bill McConnell, Ron Cameron, Walt Robertson (cox) 6:07.2 Q
2  Portugal (POR) Felisberto Fortes, Albino Simões Neto, Carlos Roque, João de Sousa, João Alberto Lemos, Carlos da Benta, José Machado, Ricardo da Benta, Luís Machado (cox) 6:10.5
3  Ireland (IRL) Paddy Dooley, Robin Tamplin, Paddy Harold, Barry McDonnell, Danny Taylor, Joe Hanly, Morgan McElligott, Tom Dowdall, Denis Sugrue (cox) 6:30.6

Heat 4[edit]

Rank Country Rowers Time Notes
1  United States (USA) Ian Turner, David Turner, James Hardy, George Ahlgren, Lloyd Butler, David Brown, Justus Smith, John Stack, Ralph Purchase (cox) 5:59.1 Q
2  Yugoslavia (YUG) Mile Petrović, Sreta Novičić, Sveto Drenovac, Branko Becić, Ivan Telesmanić, Karlo Pavlenć, Slobodan Jovanović, Bogdan Sirotanović, Predrag Sarić (cox) 6:16.2
3  France (FRA) Pierre Fauveau, Pierre Sauvestre, Alphonse Bouton, Erik Aschehoug, Jean Bocahut, René Boucher, Pierre Clergerie, Roger Lebranchu, Robert Léon (cox) 6:18.1

Repechage[edit]

Winner of each race advanced to the semifinal, the other boats were eliminated.

Repechage 1[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  Portugal (POR) 6:11.3 Q
2  Argentina (ARG) 6:12.6
3  Yugoslavia (YUG) 6:19.1

Repechage 2[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  Switzerland (SUI) 6:07.3 Q
2  Denmark (DEN) 6:09.4
3  France (FRA) DNS

Repechage 3[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  Norway (NOR) 6:12.5 Q
2  Ireland (IRL) 6:32.5

Semifinal[edit]

Winner of each race advanced to the final, the other boats were eliminated.

Round 1[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  United States (USA) 6:36.5 Q
2  Italy (ITA) 6:52.1
3  Switzerland (SUI) 7:03.0

Round 2[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  Great Britain (GBR) 6:38.1 Q
2  Canada (CAN) 6:44.1

Round 3[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1  Norway (NOR) 6:43.9 Q
2  Portugal (POR) 6:49.9

Final[edit]

Rank Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA) 5:56.7
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain (GBR) 6:06.9
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Norway (NOR) 6:10.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games: Men's Coxed Eights". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2018.

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