| Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom|
The men's single sculls competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics took place at Henley-on-Thames, London, United Kingdom. The event was held from 5–9 August.
Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's single sculls Wikipedia
First rower in each heat advanced directly to semi-finals. The others must compete again in the repechage for remaining spots in the semi-finals.
*no official time recorded in Heat 5
The winner of each race advanced to the semi-finals, the other rowers are eliminated.
The winner of each race advanced to the final.