What country won the 1948 Olympics?

Was there a 1948 Olympics?

London 1948 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in London that took place July 29–Aug. 14, 1948. The London Games were the 11th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games.

Who won the long jump in the 1948 Olympic Games in London?

Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men’s long jump

Men’s long jump at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Winning distance 7.825
Willie Steele United States Theo Bruce Australia Herb Douglas United States
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Where was the 1948 Olympic Games held?

Was Japan ever banned from the Olympics?

Three years after WWII ended, Japan was still technically an enemy — and banned from the London Games. When it comes to the Olympics — hosting or competing — Japan hasn’t always had the best timing. This summer’s Games were delayed because of a global pandemic that is surging again just as competition begins.

Did Germany and Japan compete in 1948 Olympics?

The 1940 Summer Olympics as well as the 1944 Summer Olympics were canceled due to World War II. For the 1948 Summer Olympics, with the war a recent memory, Germany and Japan were not invited.

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Why was Germany and Japan banned from the 1948 Olympics?

Germany and Japan – 1948 London Olympics

In 1948, both Germany and Japan were barred from the London Olympic Games for their participation in World War II. The Soviet Union was invited to participate but turned the invitation down.

Which one is the step of long jump?

The long jump can be broken down into four phases – the run up, the takeoff, flight and lastly, landing. It is exhilarating to soar through the air while doing a long jump.

Why is Sri Lanka not in the Olympics?

Sri Lanka competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.