Saturday, April 28, 2007

1948, London: Italy beats Holland by 4-2 and wins the gold

London 1948, August 7th : Italy beats Holland by 4 goals to 2 at the Empire Pool, Wembley. By winning this match, Italy became Olympic Champions. Italy: Buonocore, P.; Bulgarelli, E.; Rubini, C.; Ognio, G.; Arena, E.; Ghira, A.; Pandolfini, G. Holland: Rohner, J.; Koorevaar, C.; Braasem, C.; Stam, H.; Ruimschotel, A.; Van Feggelen, R.; Smol, F. Goal Judges : W. McCreedy(Eire) and J.Papadakis(Greece). Referee: S.Zuckerman(Sweden.).
Photo: Italy scoring their second goal against Holland on the last day of the Olympic tournament.
Source: London 1948, Olympic Games Official Report

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