1948 Summer Olympics
In part, the games were thought to be a success because the Organizing Committee did not go into debt. The final financial report showed a ₤29,000 profit.
A total of 59 nations sent athletes to compete at the London Games.
- British Guiana
- Republic of China
- United Kingdom
- South Korea
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
- South Africa
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United States
- Sports Reference.com (SR/Olympics), "1948 London Summer Games"; retrieved 2012-7-23.
- Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 22 [7 of 14 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-24.
- Taking part in the games for the first time were British Guiana (now Guyana), Burma (now Myanmar), Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Korea, Lebanon, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.
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