Switzerland at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 186 (178 men and 8 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
5
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
20
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 186 competitors, 178 men and 8 women, took part in 98 events in 19 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Eleven cyclists, all male, represented Switzerland in 1948.

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

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 16 men and 3 women, represented Switzerland 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

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1948.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Seven shooters represented Switzerland in 1948. Emil Grünig won gold in the 300 metre rifle and Rudolf Schnyder won silver in the 50 metre pistol.

25 metre pistol
50 metre pistol
300 metre rifle
50 metre rifle

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 

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