Turkey at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Turkey at the Olympic Games

Flag of Turkey
IOC code  TUR
NOC National Olympic Committee of Turkey
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 58 in 7 sports
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
6
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
12
Olympic history (summary)
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Intercalated Games
1906

Turkey competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 58 competitors, 57 men and 1 woman, took part in 42 events in 7 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Akar, NasuhNasuh Akar Wrestling Men's Freestyle 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
 Gold Bilge, GazanferGazanfer Bilge Wrestling Men's Freestyle 57 – 63 kg (featherweight)
 Gold Atik, CelalCelal Atik Wrestling Men's Freestyle 63 – 67 kg (lightweight)
 Gold Dogu, YasarYasar Dogu Wrestling Men's Freestyle 67 – 73 kg (welterweight)
 Gold Kireççi, AhmetAhmet Kireççi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman + 87 kg (super heavyweight)
 Gold Oktav, MehmetMehmet Oktav Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 57 – 61 kg (featherweight)
 Silver Balamir, HalitHalit Balamir Wrestling Men's Freestyle - 52 kg (flyweight)
 Silver Candemir, AdilAdil Candemir Wrestling Men's Freestyle 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
 Silver Olcay, KenanKenan Olcay Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman - 52 kg (flyweight)
 Silver Tayfur, MuhlisMuhlis Tayfur Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
 Bronze Kaya, HalilHalil Kaya Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
 Bronze Sarıalp, RuhiRuhi Sarıalp Athletics Men's Triple Jump

Athletics[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists, all male, represented Turkey in 1948

Individual road race
Team road race

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Turkey in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Football[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 

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