Sports at the 1948 Olympic Games

The 1948 Olympic games were held in London, UK. There were 17 sports on the program, two less than the previous Olympic Games. The sports of polo and handball were dropped from the program.

List of sports for the 1948 Olympics

  1. Aquatics (Swimming, Diving and Water Polo)
  2. Athletics
  3. Basketball
  4. Boxing
  5. Canoeing
  6. Cycling (Road & Track)
  7. Equestrian
  8. Fencing
  9. Field Hockey
  10. Football
  11. Gymnastics (Artistic)
  12. Modern Pentathlon
  13. Rowing
  14. Sailing
  15. Shooting
  16. Weight Lifting
  17. Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)

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