Olympics 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1948 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1948 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. The list you're viewing contains athletes like Pascual Pérez and Bob Mathias.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1948 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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Adolfo Consolini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Discus throw

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Ahmet Kireççi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 72-79 kg, Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling

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Aladár Gerevich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Sabre individual

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Alain Mimoun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 10000m, Men's Marathon

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Alice Coachman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's High jump

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Allen Stack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 100m backstroke

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Ann Curtis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 100m freestyle, Women's 400m freestyle

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Arne Åhman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Triple jump

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Arthur Edwin Cook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Arthur Edwin Cook Men's 50m rifle prone

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Arthur Wint is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 400m, Men's Athletics

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Axel Grönberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Middleweight 73-79kg

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Bernard Chevallier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Bernard Chevallier Eventing, individual

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Bill Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 400m freestyle

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Bob Mathias is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Decathlon

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Bob Richards is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Pole vault

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Bruce Harlan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 10 metre platform, Men's 3 metre springboard

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Celal Atik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Celal Atik Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67kg

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Christian d'Oriola is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Foil individual

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Dario Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Épée individual

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Delfo Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Marathon

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Edoardo Mangiarotti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Épée individual, Men's Foil individual

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Edwin Vásquez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's 50m pistol

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Ellen Preis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Foil individual

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Emil Grünig is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Emil Grünig Men's 300m Free Rifle, 3 Positions

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Emil Zátopek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 10000m, Men's Athletics

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Ernesto Formenti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ernesto Formenti Men's Boxing, featherweight 54-58kg

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Fanny Blankers-Koen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Athletics, 100m, Women's Athletics

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Ferenc Pataki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Floor exercises, Men's Vault

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Frank Havens is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's C-1 10000 metres

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Frank Spellman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Frank Spellman Men's Weightlifting, Middleweight 67.5-75kg

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František Čapek is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
František Čapek

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Gaston Reiff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gaston Reiff Men's Athletics, 5000m

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Gazanfer Bilge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gazanfer Bilge Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Featherweight 57-62kg

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George Hunter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
George Hunter Men's Boxing, Light Heavyweight 73-80kg

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Gerald Dreyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gerald Dreyer Men's Boxing, Lightweight 58-62kg

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Gert Fredriksson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's K1 10, 000m Kayak Singles, Men's K-1 1000m (kayak single)

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Glen Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Middleweight 73-79 kg

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Gösta Andersson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Welterweight 67-73 kg

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Greta Andersen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's 100m freestyle

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Guinn Smith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Pole vault

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Gustav Freij is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Lightweight 62-67 kg

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Gyula Bóbis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Gyula Bóbis Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Heavyweight +87

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Hans Moser is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Hans Moser Dressage, individual

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Harrison Dillard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 100m, Men's Athletics

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Heikki Savolainen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Pommel horse, Men's Gymnastics, individual all-round

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Henry Eriksson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Athletics, 1500m

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Henry Wittenberg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 79-87kg

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Herma Bauma is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Women's Javelin throw

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Humberto Mariles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Humberto Mariles Jumping, individual

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Ibrahim Shams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 1948 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Men's Weightlifting, featherweight -60, Men's Weightlifting