1948 (London) Olympic Games - some results


Track Events - MEN
EventGoldTimeSilverTimeBronzeTime
100 metresHarrison Dillard
USA
10.3s Norwood Ewell
USA
10.4s Lloyd LaBeach
Panama
10.4s
200 metresMelvin Patton
USA
21.1sNorwood Ewell
USA
21.1s Lloyd LaBeach
Panama
21.2s
400 metresArthur Wint
Jamaica
46.2sHerbert McKenley
Jamaica
46.4s Malvin Whitfield
USA
46.9s
800 metresMalvin Whitfield
USA
1m 49.2sArthur Wint
Jamaica
1m 49.5s Marcel Hansenne
France
1m 49.8s
1500 metresHenry Eriksson
Sweden
3m 49.8sLennart Strand
Sweden
3m 50.4s Willem Slijkhuis
Netherlands
3m 50.4s
5000 metresGaston Rieff
Belgium
14m 17.6s Emil Zatopek
Czechoslovakia
14m 17.8sWillem Slijkhuis
Netherlands
14m 26.8s
10000 metresEmil Zatopek
Czechoslovakia
29m 59.6s Alain Mimoun
France
30m 47.4sBertil Albertsson
Sweden
30m 53.6s
Marathon
(42,195 metres)
Delfo Cabrera
Argentina
2h 34m 51sThomas Richards
GB
2h 35m 7sEtienne Gailly
Belgium
2h 35m 33s
Steeplechase
(3000 metres)
Thore Sjostrand
Sweden
9m 4.6sErik Elmsater
Sweden
9m 8.2sGati Hagstrom
Sweden
9m 11.8s
110 metres
Hurdles

William Porter
USA
13.9sClyde Scott
USA
14.1sCraig Dixon
USA
14.1s
400 metres
Hurdles

Roy Cochrane
USA
51.1sDuncan White
Sri Lanka
51.8sRune Larsson
Sweden
52.2s

Field Events - MEN
Ht/Dist Ht/Dist Ht/Dist
High JumpJohn Winter
Australia
1.98 mBjorn Paulson
Norway
1.95 mGeorge Stanich
USA
1.95 m
Long JumpWillie Steele
USA
7.82 mTheodore Bruce
Australia
7.55 mHerbert Douglas
USA
7.54 m
Pole VaultGuinn Smith
USA
4.30 mErkki Kataja
Finland
4.20 mRobert Richards
USA
4.20 m
ShotWilbur Thompson
USA
17.12 mJim Delaney
USA
16.68 mJames Fuchs
USA
16.42 m
DiscusAdolfo Consolini
Italy
52.78 mGiuseppe Tosi
Italy
51.78 mFortune Gordien
USA
50.77 m
JavelinTapio Rautavaara
Finland
69.77 m Steve Seymour
USA
67.56 m Jozsef Varszegi
Hungary
67.03 m

Track Events - WOMEN
EventGoldTimeSilverTimeBronzeTime
100 metresFanny Blankers-Koen
Netherlands
11.9s Dorothy Manley
GB
12.2s Shirley Strickland
Australia
12.2s
200 metresFanny Blankers-Koen
Netherlands
24.4s Audrey Williamson
GB
25.1s Audrey Patterson
USA
25.2s
800 metres
Was NOT held in
these games

80 metres
Hurdles

Fanny Blankers-Koen
Netherlands
11.2sMaureen Gardner
Great Britain
11.2sShirley Strickland
Australia
11.3s

Field Events - WOMEN
Ht/Dist Ht/Dist Ht/Dist
High JumpAlice Coachman
USA
1.68 mDorothy Tyler
GB
1.68 mMicheline Ostermeyer
France
1.61 m
Long JumpOlga Gyarmati
Hungary
5.69 mSimonetto De Portela
Argentina
5.60 mAnn Leyman
Sweden
5.57 m
ShotMicheline Ostermeyer
France
13.75 mAmelia Piccinini
Italy
13.09 mIna Schaffer
Austria
13.08 m
DiscusMicheline Ostermeyer
France
41.92 mCordiale Gentile
Italy
41.17 mJacqueline Mazeas
France
40.47 m
JavelinHerma Bauma
Austria
45.57 mKaisa Parviainen
Finland
43.79 mLily Carlstedt
Denmark
42.08 m