Panama At The 1948 Summer Olympics
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IOC code PAN
NOC Comité Olímpico de Panamá
Website (in Spanish)
in London
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Ranked 32nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 2 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Panama competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England, returning to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1928. Panama won its first-ever Olympic medals at these Games, and did not win another Olympic medal until Irving Saladino won gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics.


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze LaBeach, LloydLloyd LaBeach Athletics 100m 31 July
 Bronze LaBeach, LloydLloyd LaBeach Athletics 200m 3 August


  • Note-Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • NP = Not placed

Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lloyd LaBeach 100 m 10.5 1 Q 10.5 1 Q 10.5 2 Q 10.6 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Lloyd LaBeach 200 m 21.4 1 Q 21.7 1 Q 21.6 2 Q 21.2 3rd, bronze medalist(s)


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