Netherlands at the
1948 Summer Olympics
IOC codeNED
NOCDutch Olympic Committee*
Dutch Sports Federation
Websitewww.nocnsf.nl (in Dutch)
in London
Competitors149 in 18 sports
Flag bearerWim Landman
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
5
Silver
2
Bronze
9
Total
16
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The Netherlands competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 149 competitors, 115 men and 34 women, took part in 74 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men's competition
Women's 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

Nine cyclists, all men, represented the Netherlands in 1948.

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

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Nine fencers, seven men and two women, represented the Netherlands in 1948.

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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men's team competition

Group C

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pakistan Netherlands Belgium France Denmark
2.  Netherlands (NED) 4 3 0 1 11 8 6 1:6 X 4:1 2:0 4:1

Semi-finals

 India (IND) 2 – 1  Netherlands (NED)

Bronze medal match

 Netherlands (NED) 1 – 1  Pakistan (PAK)
 Netherlands (NED) 4 – 1  Pakistan (PAK)

Team roster

André Boerstra
Henk Bouwman
Piet Bromberg
Harry Derckx
Han Drijver
Dick Esser
Roepie Kruize
Jenne Langhout
Dick Loggere
Ton Richter
Eddy Tiel
Wim van Heel

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The Netherlands had six male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1948.[2]

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless four

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Four shooters represented the Netherlands in 1948.

25 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

Men's team competition

  • Defeated India (12-1)
  • Defeated Chile (14-0)
  • Defeated Spain (5-2)
  • Drew with Belgium (3-3)
  • Defeated Sweden (5-3)
  • Drew with Hungary (4-4)
  • Lost to Italy (2-4) →
    Bronze medal

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. ^ "Netherlands at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Netherlands 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.