United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The United States competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 300 competitors, 262 men and 38 women, took part in 126 events in 19 sports.[1]

United States at the
1948 Summer Olympics
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in London
Competitors300 (262 men and 38 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearerRalph Craig
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
38
Silver
27
Bronze
19
Total
84
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Nine cyclists represented the United States in 1948.

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

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

20 fencers represented the United States 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

Football

Results
U.S. 0-9 Italy

Roster

Gymnastics

Hockey

Head coach: Henry Goode as playing manager and Kurt Orban as playing coach

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
HBDonald BuckSeptember 26, 191631? Mt. Washington Club20
Hughes CauffmanOctober 29, 191600
FWClaus GersonNovember 12, 191730? New York Tennis and Hockey Club30
FWHenry GoodeJune 7, 191830?10
FWFrederick HewittSeptember 16, 191631? Mt. Washington Club21
HBWilliam KurtzDecember 18, 191730? Philadelphia Field Hockey Association20
HBHendrick LubbersDecember 30, 192621?30
FWHarry MarcoplosJanuary 28, 192622? Baltimore Field Hockey Club30
FWKurt OrbanAugust 6, 191631? Downtown Athletic Club30
BJohn RenwickMay 13, 192127? Rye Field Hockey Club30
Phillip Schoettle?00
HBSanders SimsJune 1, 192126? Philadelphia Hockey and Tennis Club10
GKJohn SladeMay 30, 190840? Westchester Field Hockey Club20
BWalter StudeDecember 3, 191334? Baltimore Field Hockey Club30
FW/HB/GKFelix UckoJanuary 4, 191932? New York Field Hockey Club30
FWWilliam WilsonOctober 26, 191730? Westchester Field Hockey Club20

Felix Ucko played in every match a different position.

Modern pentathlon

Three pentathletes represented the United States in 1948.

Rowing

The United States had 26 rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

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

Sailing

Shooting

Twelve shooters represented the United States in 1948. In the 50 metre rifle event Art Cook won gold and Walter Tomsen won silver.

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

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "United States at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved June 21, 2010.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "United States Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 13, 2018.
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