Belgium at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Belgium competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 135 competitors, 130 men and 5 women, took part in 75 events in 16 sports.[1]

Belgium at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in Helsinki
Competitors135 (130 men and 5 women) in 16 sports
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Cuba (51-59)
    • Defeated Switzerland (59-49)
    • Lost to Cuba (63-71) → did not advance

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

FencingEdit

14 fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented Belgium in 1952.

RowingEdit

Belgium had 12 male rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Four shooters represented Belgium in 1952.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Belgium Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.