Hungary at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Hungary (1946-1949, 1956-1957).svg
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian and English)
in London, United Kingdom
July 29-August 14, 1948
Competitors128 (107 men and 21 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearerImre Németh
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
10
Silver
5
Bronze
12
Total
27
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Hungary competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in Wembley Park, London, England. 128 competitors, 107 men and 21 women, took part in 76 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists

Further information: 1948 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 1948 Summer Olympics medal winners

Multiple medalists

The following competitors won multiple medals at the 1948 Olympic Games.

Name Medal Sport Event
Aladár Gerevich  Gold
 Gold
Fencing Men's team sabre
Men's sabre
Ferenc Pataki  Gold
 Bronze
 Bronze
Gymnastics Men's floor
Men's artistic individual all-around
Men's vault
Pál Kovács  Gold
 Bronze
Fencing Men's team sabre
Men's sabre
János Mogyorósi-Klencs  Silver
 Bronze
 Bronze
Gymnastics Men's floor
Men's artistic individual all-around
Men's vault
Géza Kádas  Silver
 Bronze
Swimming Men's 4×200 m freestyle relay
Men's 100 m freestyle
György Mitró  Silver
 Bronze
Swimming Men's 4×200 m freestyle relay
Men's 1500 m freestyle

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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

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

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented Hungary in 1948.

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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

Men's double sculls
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Four shooters represented Hungary in 1948. Károly Takács won a gold medal in the 25 metre pistol event.

25 metre pistol
50 metre pistol

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. ^ "Hungary at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Hungary 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.