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Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Wembley Arena, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 6, 1948
Date Finished: August 6, 1948
Format: Top three in each heat and the next two fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Jimmy McLane
Silver: AUS John Marshall
Bronze: HUN György Mitró

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 John Marshall 18 Australia AUS 19:53.8 QU
2 György Mitró 18 Hungary HUN 20:06.5 QU
3 Marijan Stipetić 17 Yugoslavia YUG 20:12.9 QU
4 Bill Heusner 21 United States USA 20:23.9 QC
5 Florbel Pérez Uruguay URU 20:32.6
6 Miroslav Bartůšek 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 20:32.9
7 Rolf Kestener 17 Brazil BRA 20:44.6

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T
1 Jimmy McLane 17 United States USA 19:52.2 QU
2 György Csordás 19 Hungary HUN 20:06.6 QU
3 Forbes Norris 20 United States USA 20:09.3 QU
4 Donald Bland 17 Great Britain GBR 20:19.8 QC
5 Jo Bernardo 19 France FRA 20:25.5
6 Ferenc Vörös 26 Hungary HUN 20:31.4
7 Luis González Colombia COL 20:41.6