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Australia Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Date Started: July 30, 1948
Date Finished: August 7, 1948

Events for Australia: 16
Participants for Australia: 18 (13 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Australia: Judy Canty (16 years, 305 days)
Oldest Participant for Australia: George Knott (37 years, 350 days)
Most Medals for Australia (Athlete): Shirley Strickland de la Hunty (3 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Bartram 23 Men's 100 metres 4 h1 r3/4
John Treloar 20 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r3/4
Morris Curotta 19 Men's 100 metres 6 h1 r3/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Treloar 20 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r3/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Morris Curotta 19 Men's 400 metres 5
John Bartram 23 Men's 400 metres 4 h3 r2/4
Bill Ramsay Men's 400 metres 5 h4 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Ramsay Men's 800 metres 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 10 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
George Knott 37 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 7 h1 r1/2

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jack Winter 23 Men's High Jump 1 Gold

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bill Bruce 24 Men's Long Jump 2 Silver

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
George Avery 23 Men's Triple Jump 2 Silver
Les McKeand 23 Men's Triple Jump 7

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Peter Mullins 22 Men's Decathlon 6

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty 23 Women's 100 metres 3 Bronze
Betty McKinnon 24 Women's 100 metres 3 h1 r1/3
Joyce King 27 Women's 100 metres 4 h3 r1/3

Women's 200 metres

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shirley Strickland de la Hunty 23 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 3 Bronze

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Judy Canty 16 Women's Long Jump 7
June Maston 20 Women's Long Jump 22 QR

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