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South Africa 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 South Africa: 34 in 10 sports
Participants for South Africa: 35 (34 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Issy Bloomberg (18 years, 182 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Herbert McWilliams (41 years, 54 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal

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35 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Gerald Dreyer Male 18 Boxing 1 1
2 George Hunter Male 21 Boxing 1 1
3 Dennis Shepherd Male 21 Boxing 1 1
4 Ernst Van Heerden Male 32 Art Competitions 1 1
5 Johnny Arthur Male 18 Boxing 1 1
6 Walter Battiss Male 42 Art Competitions 1 1
7 Dirkie Binneman Male 29 Cycling
8 Issy Bloomberg Male 18 Weightlifting
9 Des Cohen Male 20 Swimming
10 Johannes Coleman Male 38 Athletics
11 Duggie Du Preez Male 21 Boxing
12 George Estman Male 25 Cycling
13 Austin Ikin Male Rowing
14 Don Johnston Male 18 Swimming
15 Claude Kietzman Male 30 Rowing
16 Ken La Grange Male 25 Boxing
17 Syd Luyt Male 22 Athletics
18 Geoff Mandy Male 28 Diving
19 Des Mayberry Male 25 Rowing
20 Herbert McWilliams Male 41 Sailing
21 Pat Morton Male 27 Wrestling
22 George Pilkington Male Art Competitions
23 Edgar Ramsay Male 33 Rowing
24 Callie Reitz Male 21 Wrestling
25 Kallie Reyneke Male 26 Athletics
26 Tony Ries, Sr. Male 34 Wrestling
27 Wally Rivers Male 26 Cycling
28 Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger Female 19 Athletics
29 Dennis Shore Male 33 Athletics
30 Ian Stephen Male 31 Rowing
31 Piet Taljaard Male Weightlifting
32 Vic Toweel Male 20 Boxing
33 Abram van Heerden Male 20 Athletics
34 Jackie Wiid Male Swimming
35 Des Williams Male 20 Boxing

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