Peru at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg
IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (in Spanish)
in London
Competitors41 in 7 sports
Flag bearerCarlos Dominguez Mavila
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Peru competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 41 competitors, all men, took part in 26 events in 7 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men
Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat round 1 Heat round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
100 m Maximo Reyes unknown 4 Did not advance
Santiago Ferrando unknown 4 Did not advance
200 m Santiago Ferrando 22.5 2 Q unknown 5 Did not advance
800 m Antero Mongrut 1:58.7 6 N/A Did not advance
1,500 m Antero Mongrut unknown 7 N/A Did not advance
110 m hurdles Hernán Alzamora unknown 4 Did not advance
Field events
Event Athletes Final
Result Rank
Triple jump Maximo Reyes unknown
Pole vault Luis Ganoza unknown
Jaime Pigueras unknown
Shot put Lionelo Patiño unknown
Discus throw Manuel Consiglieri unknown
Eduardo Julve 44.05 12

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 United States 5 5 0 325 167 10
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 217 190 9
 Argentina 5 3 2 236 199 8
 Peru 5 2 3 198 187 7
Egypt Egypt 5 1 4 162 256 6
  Switzerland 5 0 5 120 269 5
Preliminary Round (Group C)
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 38–30  Peru

Peru  52–27 Egypt Egypt

Peru  49–19   Switzerland

Argentina  42–34  Peru

United States  61–33  Peru

Classification Matches
9th/16th place
Peru  45–40  Cuba

9th/12th place
Peru  40–29  Philippines

9th/10th place
Canada  49–43  Peru

Team Roster

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Carlos Menezes Men's flyweight  Corman (NED)
L
Did not advance
Santiago Rivera Men's bantamweight  Ahlin (SWE)
PTS
 Csik (HUN)
L
Did not advance
Pedro Garcia Men's featherweight  Sørensen (DEN)
PTS
 Antkiewicz (POL)
L
Did not advance

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Road

Men
Rider Event Time Rank
Hernán Llerena Road race DNF
Pedro Mathey Road race DNF
Luis Poggi Road race DNF

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Three fencers, all men, represented Peru in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Nine shooters represented Peru in 1948.

Pistol

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Edwin Vásquez 50 m pistol 545
Gold
Wenceslao Salgado 512 27
César Injoque 507 34
Froilán Tantaleán 25 metre rapid fire pistol 520 35
Raúl Valderrama 506 37
Enrique Mendizábal 480 48

Rifle

Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Enrique Baldwin 50 m rifle 3 positions 1052 20
50 m rifle prone 596 6
Augusto Larrabure 586 35
Luis Mantilla 586 41

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & jerk Total Rank
Gonzalo Alvaro Cornejo Lightweight 90 95 120 305 16
Alex Bisiak Light-heavyweight 97.5 102.5 132.5 332.5 15
Carlos Dominguez Mavila Heavyweight 117.5 105 140 362.5 10

References

  1. ^ "Peru at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2015.