London 1948

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Host nation: GBR Great Britain
Opening date: 29 July 1948
Closing date: 14 August 1948
Olympic flame lit by John Mark
Olympic oath taken by Donald Finlay
Other candidate cities: Baltimore (USA); Lausanne (SUI); Los Angeles (USA); Minneapolis (USA); Philadelphia (USA)
Number of athletes: 4104
Number of non-participating athletes: 30
Index of athletes
Athletes by sport
Athletes by nation
Medallists
Medallists by sport
Medallists by nation
Results
Records
Medal Table

Gold Silver Bronze
USA United States of America 38 27 19
SWE Sweden 16 11 17
FRA France 10 6 13
HUN Hungary 10 5 12
ITA Italy 8 11 8
FIN Finland 8 7 5
TUR Turkey 6 4 2
TCH Czechoslovakia 6 2 3
SUI Switzerland 5 10 5
DEN Denmark 5 7 8
NED Netherlands 5 2 9
GBR Great Britain 3 14 6
ARG Argentina 3 3 1
AUS Australia 2 6 5
BEL Belgium 2 2 3
EGY Egypt 2 2 1
MEX Mexico 2 1 2
RSA South Africa 2 1 1
NOR Norway 1 3 3
JAM Jamaica 1 2 0
AUT Austria 1 0 3
IND India 1 0 0
PER Peru 1 0 0
YUG Yugoslavia 0 2 0
CAN Canada 0 1 2
POR Portugal 0 1 1
URU Uruguay 0 1 1
CUB Cuba 0 1 0
ESP Spain 0 1 0
SRI Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) 0 1 0
TTO Trinidad and Tobago 0 1 0
KOR Korea 0 0 2
PAN Panama 0 0 2
BRA Brazil 0 0 1
IRI Islamic Republic of Iran 0 0 1
POL Poland 0 0 1
PUR Puerto Rico 0 0 1
Sports
Artistic Gymnastics
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Athletics
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Basketball
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Boxing
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Canoe / Kayak - Flatwater
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Cycling - Road
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Cycling - Track
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Diving
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Equestrian
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Fencing
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Football
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Hockey
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Modern Pentathlon
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Rowing
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Sailing
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Shooting
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Swimming
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Water Polo
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Weightlifting
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Wrestling
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