Belgium at the
1948 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in London
Competitors152 (132 men, 20 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 152 competitors, 132 men and 20 women, took part in 77 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Twelve cyclists, all men, represented Belgium in 1948.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Belgium in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

8 gymnasts, all female, represented Belgium in 1948.

Women's team

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Belgium in 1948.

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Belgium had four male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Three shooters represented Belgium in 1948.

50 metre pistol
50 metre rifle

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Art competitions

Main article: Art competitions at the 1948 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Belgium Rowing at the 1948 London Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2018.