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Great Britain at the 1948 London Summer Games

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Host City: London, Great Britain (July 26, 1948 to August 14, 1948)
Opening Ceremony: July 29, 1948
Closing Ceremony: August 14, 1948

Events for Great Britain: 139 in 21 sports
Participants for Great Britain: 404 (335 men and 68 women)
Youngest Participant for Great Britain: Elenor Gordon-McKay (15 years, 82 days)
Oldest Participant for Great Britain: Archibald Craig (61 years, 134 days)
Most Medals for Great Britain (Athlete): Tommy Godwin and Reg Harris (2 medals)

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403 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Reg Harris Male 28 Cycling 2 2
2 Tommy Godwin Male 27 Cycling 2 2
3 David Bond Male 26 Sailing 1 1
4 Dickie Burnell Male 31 Rowing 1 1
5 Bert Bushnell Male 26 Rowing 1 1
6 Ran Laurie Male 33 Rowing 1 1
7 Stewart Morris Male 39 Sailing 1 1
8 Alfred Thomson Male 53 Art Competitions 1 1
9 Jack Wilson Male 33 Rowing 1 1
10 Bob Adlard Male 32 Hockey 1 1
11 Jack Archer Male 26 Athletics 1 1
12 Alan Bannister Male 25 Cycling 1 1
13 Chris Barton Male 20 Rowing 1 1
14 Paul Bircher Male 19 Rowing 1 1
15 Norman Borrett Male 30 Hockey 1 1
16 Dave Brodie Male 38 Hockey 1 1
17 Ernie Clements Male 26 Cycling 1 1
18 John Copley Male 73 Art Competitions 1 1
19 Julian Creus Male 31 Weightlifting 1 1
20 Ronald Davies Male 33 Hockey 1 1
21 Jack Dearlove Male 37 Rowing 1 1
22 Maureen Gardner Female 19 Athletics 1 1
23 Jack Gregory Male 25 Athletics 1 1
24 Bill Griffiths Male 26 Hockey 1 1
25 Ken Jones Male 26 Athletics 1 1
26 Chintamoni Kar Male 33 Art Competitions 1 1
27 Michael Lapage Male 24 Rowing 1 1
28 Robin Lindsay Male 34 Hockey 1 1
29 William Lindsay Male 32 Hockey 1 1
30 Charles Lloyd Male 21 Rowing 1 1
31 Bob Maitland Male 24 Cycling 1 1
32 Dorothy Manley Female 21 Athletics 1 1
33 Paul Massey Male 22 Rowing 1 1
34 Alastair McCorquodale Male 22 Athletics 1 1
35 Alfred Mellows Male 26 Rowing 1 1
36 John Meyrick Male 21 Rowing 1 1
37 Dorothy Odam-Tyler Female 28 Athletics 1 1
38 John Peake Male 23 Hockey 1 1
39 Frank Reynolds Male 30 Hockey 1 1
40 Tom Richards Male 38 Athletics 1 1
41 Guy Richardson Male 26 Rowing 1 1
42 Don Scott Male 20 Boxing 1 1
43 Ian Scott Male Cycling 1 1
44 George Sime Male 33 Hockey 1 1
45 Tiny Thomas Male 26 Cycling 1 1
46 Mickey Walford Male 32 Hockey 1 1
47 Neil White Male 28 Hockey 1 1
48 Audrey Williamson Female 21 Athletics 1 1
49 Johnny Wright Male 19 Boxing 1 1
50 Arthur Carr Male 38 Equestrianism 1 1
51 Rosamund Fletcher Female 39 Art Competitions 1 1
52 Alan Geldard Male 21 Cycling 1 1
53 Cathie Gibson Female 17 Swimming 1 1
54 Jim Halliday Male 30 Weightlifting 1 1
55 Lloyd Johnson Male 48 Athletics 1 1
56 Harry Llewellyn Male 37 Equestrianism 1 1
57 Harry Nicoll Male 40 Equestrianism 1 1
58 David Ricketts Male 27 Cycling 1 1
59 Wilf Waters Male 25 Cycling 1 1
60 Adegboyega, Prince Adedoyin Male 25 Athletics
61 Joan Airey Female 22 Gymnastics
62 Andy Aitken Male 29 Football
63 Bill Amor Male 28 Football
64 Betty Arbuthnott Female 42 Fencing
65 Harry Askew Male 30 Athletics
66 John Auld Male Art Competitions
67 Winifred Austen Female 72 Art Competitions
68 Frederick Austin Male 46 Art Competitions
69 Maxwell Ayrton Male Art Competitions
70 McDonald Bailey Male 27 Athletics
71 Delmar Banner Male 52 Art Competitions
72 Ray Barkway Male 23 Athletics
73 Jocelyn Barlow Male 46 Shooting
74 Doris Batter Female 19 Athletics
75 Terry Beddard Male 46 Fencing
76 Roy Beddington Male 38 Art Competitions
77 Joe Birrell Male 18 Athletics
78 Margaret Birtwhistle Female 23 Athletics
79 Lettice Bisbrown Female 29 Diving
80 Stan Bissell Male 41 Wrestling
81 Donald Bland Male 17 Swimming
82 Lyndon Bolton Male 49 Equestrianism
83 Phyllis Bone Female 54 Art Competitions
84 Peter Borwick Male 34 Equestrianism
85 James Bostock Male 31 Art Competitions
86 Roy Botham Male 25 Swimming
87 Eddie Bowey Male 22 Wrestling
88 Alan Boyd Male 21 Football
89 Charles Brand Male 32 Water Polo
90 Peter Brander Male Boxing
91 Jack Braughton Male 27 Athletics
92 Jack Brewer Male 33 Athletics
93 Cicely Briant Female 56 Art Competitions
94 John Brockway Male 19 Swimming
95 Robin Brook Male 40 Fencing
96 Geoffrey Brooke Male 28 Modern Pentathlon
97 Vera Brookman Female Art Competitions
98 George Brown Male Sailing
99 John Buckland-Wright Male 50 Art Competitions
100 Ken Buffin Male 24 Gymnastics
101 Tony Butcher Male 22 Rowing
102 Jean Caplin Female Swimming
103 Angus Carmichael Male 23 Football
104 Henry Carpenter Male 22 Boxing
105 Ray Cazaux Male 31 Wrestling
106 John Chandler Male 24 Shooting
107 Siegfried Charoux Male 51 Art Competitions
108 Sylvia Cheeseman Female 19 Athletics
109 Josephine Cheesman Female 37 Art Competitions
110 Edna Child Female 25 Diving
111 Heather Child Female 36 Art Competitions
112 Morville Chote Male 23 Athletics
113 Tom Christie Male 21 Rowing
114 Elizabeth Church Female 18 Swimming
115 Harry Churcher Male 37 Athletics
116 Cosmo Clark Male 51 Art Competitions
117 Duncan Clark Male 33 Athletics
118 Gladys Clarke Female 25 Athletics
119 Frank Cole Male Basketball
120 Robert Collins Male 24 Rowing
121 Harry Cooke Male 41 Fencing
122 Egerton Cooper Male 65 Art Competitions
123 Ron Cooper Male 20 Boxing
124 Victor Coverley-Price Male Art Competitions
125 Stan Cox Male 30 Athletics
126 Archibald Craig Male 61 Fencing
127 Michael Critchlow Male 44 Art Competitions
128 Sidney Cross Male 23 Athletics
129 Bertha Crowther Female 26 Athletics
130 Charles Cundall Male 57 Art Competitions
131 Peter Curry Male 27 Athletics
132 Kay Cuthbert Female 23 Diving
133 Bernard Cuzner Male Art Competitions
134 Malcolm Dalrymple Male 25 Athletics
135 Cissy Davies Female 15 Gymnastics
136 Goldup Davies Male 34 Swimming
137 Trevor Davies Male 35 Basketball
138 Charles de Beaumont Male 46 Fencing
139 Coralie de Burgh Female 23 Art Competitions
140 Roy de Maistre Male 54 Art Competitions
141 Norman Dobson Male Canoeing
142 Frank Donovan Male 29 Football
143 Ewan Douglas Male 25 Athletics
144 J. C. Downing Male Art Competitions
145 Norman Drake Male 36 Athletics
146 Thomas Dugdale Male 68 Art Competitions
147 Lionel Edwards Male 69 Art Competitions
148 Alex Eke Male 35 Basketball
149 Ron Eland Male 25 Weightlifting
150 Vera Ellery Female 21 Swimming
151 Peter Elliott Male 18 Diving
152 Margaret Erskine Female 22 Athletics
153 David Evans Male Art Competitions
154 Pat Evans Female Gymnastics
155 John Fairgrieve Male 22 Athletics
156 John Farleigh Male 48 Art Competitions
157 Sloan Farrington Male 25 Sailing
158 Don Finlay Male 39 Athletics
159 Malcolm Finlay Male Basketball
160 William Fisher Male Art Competitions
161 Jack Flaherty Male Gymnastics
162 Eric Fright Male 30 Football
163 Ethel Gabain Female 65 Art Competitions
164 John Gallie Male 48 Shooting
165 Dora Gardner Female 36 Athletics
166 Jack Gardner Male 21 Boxing
167 Roy Garforth Male 30 Water Polo
168 Forbes Gentleman Male 24 Water Polo
169 Victor Gilbert Male 43 Shooting
170 John Giles Male 21 Athletics
171 Mary Glen-Haig Female 30 Fencing
172 Dora Gordine Female 42 Art Competitions
173 Elenor Gordon-McKay Female 15 Swimming
174 Guy Granet Male 60 Shooting
175 Abe Greenhalgh Male 28 Weightlifting
176 Anthony Gross Male 43 Art Competitions
177 Herbert Gurschner Male 46 Art Competitions
178 Jack Hale Male 26 Swimming
179 Clifford Hall Male 44 Art Competitions
180 Denis Hallett Male Weightlifting
181 Freda Hands Female 30 Art Competitions
182 Bonar Hardie Male 23 Sailing
183 Hamish Hardie Male Sailing
184 Peter Hardie Male Water Polo
185 Bob Hardisty Male 27 Football
186 Esme Harris Female Diving
187 Trevor Harrop Male 21 Swimming
188 Dick Hart Male Art Competitions
189 Robert Hawkey Male 33 Athletics
190 John Healey Male 20 Rowing
191 Peter Heatly Male 24 Diving
192 Jack Henderson Male 34 Canoeing
193 Deirdre Henty-Creer Female 29 Art Competitions
194 Dorothy Hey Female Gymnastics
195 Maire Hider Female 29 Diving
196 Joyce Himsworth Female 42 Art Competitions
197 Irene Hirst Female 18 Gymnastics
198 Pat Hirst Female 29 Gymnastics
199 V. Robinson Hodge Male Art Competitions
200 Geoffrey Holden Male 31 Art Competitions
201 Jack Holden Male 41 Athletics
202 John Holt Male 26 Swimming
203 Tom Holt Male 24 Swimming
204 Glyn Hopkins Male 19 Gymnastics
205 Thomas Hopper Male Football
206 Patrick Horsbrugh Male 28 Art Competitions
207 Ray Howard-Jones Female 45 Art Competitions
208 Rene Howell Male 31 Athletics
209 Douglas Hume Male 20 Sailing
210 Howden Hume Male 45 Sailing
211 Colin Hunt Male Basketball
212 Harry Hunter Male Sailing
213 Don Irvine Male 27 Wrestling
214 Ken Irvine Male 25 Wrestling
215 Howard James Male 24 Rowing
216 Howard Jarvis Male Art Competitions
217 Charles Johnson Male Diving
218 Ian Johnson Male 23 Water Polo
219 George Jones Male Shooting
220 Stan Jones Male 33 Athletics
221 Winnie Jordan Female 28 Athletics
222 Denis Kelleher Male 29 Football
223 Sidney Kemble Male 34 Weightlifting
224 Pat Kendall Male Swimming
225 Bert Kinnear Male 24 Swimming
226 Peter Kippax Male 26 Football
227 Peter Kirkpatrick Male 31 Rowing
228 Alfred Knight Male Weightlifting
229 Laura Knight Female 70 Art Competitions
230 John Knott Male Shooting
231 Durward Knowles Male 30 Sailing
232 Maurice Lambert Male 47 Art Competitions
233 Ralph Lavers Male Art Competitions
234 William Leckie Male 19 Rowing
235 Eric Lee Male 25 Football
236 Lorna Lee Female 17 Athletics
237 Douglas Legg Male Basketball
238 Ronald Legg Male Basketball
239 Les Lewis Male 23 Athletics
240 Trevor Lewis Male Water Polo
241 Allan Lindsay Male 22 Athletics
242 Emrys Lloyd Male 42 Fencing
243 Kay Long Female 27 Athletics
244 Bill Lucas Male 31 Athletics
245 Peter Luck Male 22 Wrestling
246 Jack Lumsden Male 21 Modern Pentathlon
247 Harold Maidment Male Canoeing
248 Gwyn Manning Male 32 Football
249 Louis Marchant Male 32 Diving
250 Peter Marchant Male 27 Shooting
251 Albert Martin Male Modern Pentathlon
252 Bert Martineau Male 33 Athletics
253 Bob Maslen-Jones Male 27 Shooting
254 Percy May Male Gymnastics
255 Paul Maze Male 61 Art Competitions
256 Kevin McAlinden Male Football
257 Douglas McBain Male 23 Football
258 Jimmy McColl Male Football
259 Steve McCooke Male 29 Athletics
260 Michael McCready Male 35 Fencing
261 Arthur McDonald Male 45 Sailing
262 Walter McGuffie Male 31 Wrestling
263 Harry McIlvenny Male 25 Football
264 Stanley McMeekan Male 23 Basketball
265 Sydney McMeekan Male 23 Basketball
266 Robert Allan Miller Male Art Competitions
267 Gytte Minton Female 47 Fencing
268 Berkeley Moir Male Art Competitions
269 Harold Moody Male 32 Athletics
270 George Moore Male 41 Fencing
271 Jim Morris Male 33 Athletics
272 Richard Morris Male 27 Athletics
273 Stanley Morris Male Art Competitions
274 Jack Mortimer Male Wrestling
275 Mary Morton Female 22 Art Competitions
276 Alfred Munnings Male 69 Art Competitions
277 David Murray Male 23 Water Polo
278 Richard Murry Male 46 Art Competitions
279 Ray Myland Male 20 Wrestling
280 Bill Nankeville Male 23 Athletics
281 Jack Neale Male Football
282 James Nesbitt Male 34 Athletics
283 Denise Newman Female Diving
284 Patricia Nielsen Female 18 Swimming
285 Robert Norris Male 23 Basketball
286 Fred Oberlander Male 37 Wrestling
287 Alec Olney Male 26 Athletics
288 Ronald Parfitt Male 35 Fencing
289 Harry Parker Male Wrestling
290 John Parlett Male 23 Athletics
291 Arnold Parsons Male 21 Wrestling
292 Alan Paterson Male 20 Athletics
293 René Paul Male 27 Fencing
294 Ron Pavitt Male 21 Athletics
295 Alec Pecker Male 53 Art Competitions
296 Bert Pelling Male 44 Fencing
297 Ernie Peppiatt Male Weightlifting
298 Peter Peri Male 49 Art Competitions
299 Jim Peters Male 29 Athletics
300 Len Pidduck Male Wrestling
301 Martin Pike Male 28 Athletics
302 Arthur Pilbrow Male 46 Fencing
303 John Platt Male 62 Art Competitions
304 Phyllis Platt Female 62 Art Competitions
305 C. Terry Pledge Male Art Competitions
306 Muriel Pletts Female 17 Athletics
307 Michael Pope Male 21 Athletics
308 Reg Potter Male Water Polo
309 Lillian Preece Female 20 Swimming
310 Lionel Price Male 21 Basketball
311 Tommy Proffitt Male 21 Boxing
312 Derek Pugh Male 22 Athletics
313 Anthony Purssell Male 22 Rowing
314 Gwen Raverat Female 62 Art Competitions
315 Jack Rawlings Male 25 Football
316 Laurence Reavell-Carter Male 33 Athletics
317 Russell Reeve Male 53 Art Competitions
318 Bevis Reid Female 29 Athletics
319 Audrey Rennard Female 15 Gymnastics
320 Joyce Richards Female 27 Canoeing
321 Ken Richmond Male 22 Wrestling
322 Bill Roberts Male 36 Athletics
323 Walter Roberts Male Art Competitions
324 Ernie Roe Male Weightlifting
325 A. Wynne Rogers Male Art Competitions
326 Roy Romain Male 29 Swimming
327 Tony Rowe Male 23 Rowing
328 Hank Rushmere Male 35 Rowing
329 Helen Sampson Female 63 Art Competitions
330 John Sanderson-Wells Male Art Competitions
331 E. M. Scales Male Art Competitions
332 Alexander Scott Male 27 Art Competitions
333 Ian James Scott Male 33 Art Competitions
334 Mark Scott Male 25 Rowing
335 John Service Male 17 Swimming
336 Max Shacklady Male 29 Boxing
337 Joan Shepherd Female 24 Athletics
338 Cyril Shiner Male 40 Art Competitions
339 John Simmons Male 36 Canoeing
340 Ronnie Simpson Male 17 Football
341 John Skeaping Male 47 Art Competitions
342 Arthur Smith Male Fencing
343 Dorothy Smith Female Gymnastics
344 Charles Stanier Male Art Competitions
345 Peter Stebbing Male 34 Art Competitions
346 Ron Stedman Male 21 Swimming
347 Henry Steele Male 36 Shooting
348 Duggie Stewart Male 35 Equestrianism
349 Eric Strain Male 32 Sailing
350 Johnny Sullivan Male Wrestling
351 Tony Summers Male 24 Swimming
352 Henry Swire Male 47 Shooting
353 Mike Symons Male 29 Canoeing
354 Harry Tarraway Male 23 Athletics
355 Reginald Till Male 52 Art Competitions
356 Feliks Topolski Male 40 Art Competitions
357 Roger Tredgold Male 36 Fencing
358 Geoffrey Tudor Male 24 Athletics
359 Frank Turner Male 25 Gymnastics
360 Pierre Turquet Male 34 Fencing
361 H. E. Twaits Male Art Competitions
362 Norman Tyrrell Male Art Competitions
363 Ron Unsworth Male 24 Athletics
364 Joan Upton Female 25 Athletics
365 Paul Vallé Male 21 Athletics
366 Hugh Van Zwanenberg Male 31 Canoeing
367 Ivor Vice Male 19 Gymnastics
368 Paul Vincze Male 40 Art Competitions
369 Norman Wainwright Male 34 Swimming
370 Alec Wales Male Gymnastics
371 David Walker Male 16 Rowing
372 Margaret Walker Female 23 Athletics
373 James Wallace Male Sailing
374 Allan Walton Male Art Competitions
375 Gordon Ward Male 27 Diving
376 Jack Wardrop Male 16 Swimming
377 William Washington Male Art Competitions
378 William Watson Male Weightlifting
379 W. G. Webb Male Art Competitions
380 Dick Webster Male 33 Athletics
381 George Weedon Male 28 Gymnastics
382 Margaret Wellington Female 21 Swimming
383 Luke Wendon Male 22 Fencing
384 Ron West Male 34 Athletics
385 Harry Weston Male Basketball
386 Stanley Weston Male 25 Basketball
387 John Wheatley Male 56 Art Competitions
388 Tom White Male 30 Athletics
389 Frederick Whiting Male Art Competitions
390 Rex Whitlock Male 37 Athletics
391 Harry Whittle Male 26 Athletics
392 Elspeth Whyte Female 21 Athletics
393 Thomas Wilkinson Male Art Competitions
394 Thurston Williams Male 24 Art Competitions
395 Charles Willott Male 43 Shooting
396 Doug Wilson Male 28 Athletics
397 James Wilson Male Wrestling
398 William Wilson Male Art Competitions
399 Eric Winters Male Art Competitions
400 William Woodward Male 27 Rowing
401 Helen Yate Female 27 Swimming
402 Anna Zinkeisen Female 46 Art Competitions
403 Doris Zinkeisen Female 49 Art Competitions

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