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Australia at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  AUS
Flag bearer  Les McKay (water polo)
Website  www.olympics.com.au
Australia at the 1948 Summer Olympics
NOC  Australian Olympic Committee
Competitors  75 (66 men, 9 women) in 11 sports
Medals Ranked 14th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 2 6 5 13

Australia competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 75 competitors, 66 men and 9 women, took part in 52 events in 11 sports. Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Contents

Athletics

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • NP = Not placed
  • Men
    Track & road events
    Men
    Field Events
    Combined events – Decathlon
    Women
    Track & road events
    Women
    Field events

    Cycling

    Six cyclists, all men, represented Australia in 1948.

    Road races

    Individual times added to together for team race, 3 times needed for team event.

    Track

    Ranks given are within the heat.

    Rowing

    Ranks given are within the heat.

    Swimming

    Ranks given are within the heat.

    Men
    Women

    Water polo

    This was the first time Australia had entered the water polo competition.

    Men's Team Competition

    Head coach:

    Group D

    Wrestling

    Men's Freestyle

    References

    Australia at the 1948 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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