Switzerland at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German) (in French)
in London
Competitors186 (178 men and 8 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
5
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
20
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

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]

Switzerland had 19 male rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

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.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Switzerland Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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