London 1948 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

1948 Summer Olympics started from 29th July to 14th August in London, UK. By participating in 4,104 athletes from 59 nations; this season was a grand opening at Empire Stadium and it was opened by King George.

In 17 different sports events within 23 disciplines, had scheduled that season. Out of 6 hosts city, London was awarded for the 2nd time to organize and Olympic Committee gave to set up the British Olympic Council.

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London 1948 Summer Olympics Results – Medal Stats & Table

If you look at the London 1948 Summer Olympics medal table, then you notice that the United States ranked 1st place with 38 gold medals, 27 silver medals and 19 bronze medals.

Sweden was the 2nd highest ranked with 16 gold medals, 11 silver medals and 17 bronze medals.

On the other side, Great Britain ranked in 12th position on the medal table with 3 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 6 bronze medals.

RankNationsGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1United States38271984
2Sweden16111744
3France1061329
4Hungary1051227
5Italy811827
6Finland87520
7Turkey64212
8Czechoslovakia62311
9Switzerland510520
10Denmark57820
11Netherlands52916
12Great Britain314623
13Argentina3317
14Australia26513
15Belgium2237
16Egypt2215
17Mexico2125
18South Africa2114
19Norway1337
20Jamaica1203
21Austria1034
22India1001
23Peru1001
24Yugoslavia0202
25Canada0123
26Portugal0112
27Uruguay0112
28Ceylon0101
29Cuba0101
30Spain0101
31Trinidad and Tobago0101
32Panama0022
33South Korea0022
34Brazil0011
35Iran0011
36Poland0011
37Puerto Rico0011

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Team Sports Result at the London 1948 Summer Olympic Games

Olympic Games Sports
Olympic Games Sports

On a team sport like football, Sweden was the champions, Yugoslavia runners-up and Denmark took 3rd place. From the basketball sport event, the USA was the champions, France was the Runners-up and Brazil was the 3rd place.

From the field hockey event, India was the champions, Great Britain was the runners-up and Netherlands got 3rd place on that.

Italy was got the champions title on the water polo sports. Hungary was the runners-up team and Netherland took 3rd place.

SportsChampions
(Gold Medalist)
Runners-up
(Silver Medalist)
Third-place
(Bronze Medalist)
FootballSwedenYugoslaviaDenmark
BasketballUSAFranceBrazil
Field hockeyIndiaGreat BritainNetherland
Water PoloItalyHungaryNetherland