World of Sport
Sporting Highlights for 1948
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1948. The major events of this year in sport were the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, back after a break of 12 years due to the War. See some videos from the world of sport in 1948.
Here is a time line of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1948.
|Jan||Tennis Australia Open won by Adrian Quist and Nancye Bolton|
|Jan 30 - Feb 8||Winter Olympic Games were held in St. Moritz, Switzerland|
|April||Golf Masters won by Claude Harmon|
|May||Tennis French Open won by Frank Parker and Nelly Landry|
|June||Golf US Open won by Ben Hogan|
|July||the Cycling Tour de France won by Gino Bartali|
|July||Tennis Wimbledon won by Bob Falkenburg and Louise Brough|
|July||Golf British Open won by Henry Cotton|
|Jul 29 - Aug 14||Summer Olympic Games were held in London, Great Britain|
|Aug||Golf US PGA won by Ben Hogan (his second)|
|Sep||Tennis US National Championship won by Pancho Gonzales and Margaret duPont|
|Oct||The Baseball World Series won by Cleveland Indians|
Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.
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