People who competed in the 1948 Olympics in London  To read some of their memories please follow the link below
People who competed in the 1948 Olympics in London To read some of their memories please follow the link below

 

 

1948 memories

1948 men's Olympic Team
1948 men's Olympic Team


 

John Peake, Silver medal, Hockey
John Peake, Silver medal, Hockey

Portrait photography by David Woolfall

 

 

Bertram Bushnell, Gold Medal, Rowing
Bertram Bushnell, Gold Medal, Rowing


Dorothy and John Parlett - 100m silver medallist and 800m finalist
Dorothy and John Parlett - 100m silver medallist and 800m finalist

 

Dorothy Parlett - 100m silver medallist
Dorothy Parlett - 100m silver medallist

Joe Birrel, first round, 110m hurdles
Joe Birrel, first round, 110m hurdles


Joe Birrel's Olympic vest
Joe Birrel's Olympic vest
Tommy Godwin, bronze medallist, cycling
Tommy Godwin, bronze medallist, cycling


Sylvia Disley (nee Cheesman), semi-finalist, 200m
Sylvia Disley (nee Cheesman), semi-finalist, 200m

 

James Chandler, Rifle Shooting
James Chandler, Rifle Shooting


George Weedon, 5th, gymnastics
George Weedon, 5th, gymnastics
Susan Haulter (Hungary), heats, Swimming
Susan Haulter (Hungary), heats, Swimming
Susan with her medals
Susan with her medals
Dorothy Tyler MBE, Silver Medalist, high jump
Dorothy Tyler MBE, Silver Medalist, high jump
Dorothy Tyler MBE, Silver Medalist, high jump
Dorothy Tyler MBE, Silver Medalist, high jump

Dorothy doing the high jump

John Fairgrieve, 4th Round, 100m
John Fairgrieve, 4th Round, 100m
Doug Wilson, 5th Round 1500m
Doug Wilson, 5th Round 1500m


Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling
Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling
Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling
Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling
Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling
Ray Myland,Olympian, Greco Roman Wrestling

To read some of the Olympian's memories from this time please click on the link below

 

 

1948 memories