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South Africa at the 1948 Summer Olympics

South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 35 (34 men, 1 woman) in 10 sports
Rank: 18
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 35 competitors, 34 men and 1 woman, took part in 34 events in 10 sports.[1]


  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Cycling 4
  • Diving 5
  • Rowing 6
  • Sailing 7
  • Swimming 8
  • Weightlifting 9
  • Wrestling 10
  • Art competitions 11
  • References 12
  • External links 13



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