|NOC||British Olympic Association|
|Competitors||404 (335 men and 68 women) in 21 sports|
|Flag bearer||John Emrys Lloyd|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, competing as Great Britain, was the host nation for the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. It was the second time that the United Kingdom had hosted the Summer Olympic Games, equalling the record of France and the United States to that point. British athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games. 404 competitors, 335 men and 68 women, took part in 139 events in 21 sports.
Ten cyclists, all men, represented Great Britain in 1948.
19 fencers, 16 men and 3 women, represented Great Britain in 1948.
Three male pentathletes represented Great Britain in 1948.
Twelve shooters represented Great Britain in 1948.
85 art competitors, 65 men and 20 women, represented Great Britain in 1948.