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1948 Summer Olympics
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1948 Summer Olympics

The Games of the XIV Olympiad were held in 1948 in London, United Kingdom. After a hiatus of 12 years caused by the outbreak of World War II, these were the first Summer Olympics to be held since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Games of the XIV Olympiad
Nations participating59
Athletes participating4,099 (3,714 men, 385 women)
Events136 in 17 sports
Opening ceremoniesJuly 29, 1948
Closing ceremoniesAugust 14, 1948
Officially opened byGeorge VI of the United Kingdom
Athlete's OathDon Finlay
Judge's Oath:-
Olympic TorchJohn Mark

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

See also

External links


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