Trinidad and Tobago at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Trinidad and Tobago at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Trinidad and Tobago
games=1948 Summer

Trinidad competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee sent five athletes and four officials to represent the nation in three sports. Errol Knowles was the Chef de Mission.



* Rodney Wilkes — Weightlifting, Men's Featherweight

Results by event


;Men's 100 metres
*George Lewis;Men's 200 metres
*George Lewis;Men's 800 metres
*Wilfred Tull;Men's 1500 metres
*Wilfred Tull;Men's 5000 metres
*Manny Ramjohn;Men's 10000 metres
*Manny Ramjohn

A.E. Browne – Manager/Coach


;Men's 1000 metre time trial
*Compton Gonsalves — 1:32 (17th place)

Laurie Rogers – Manager/Coach


;Men's Featherweight
*Rodney Wilkes — 317.5 kg (silver medal)

Lionel Seemungal – Manager/Coach

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