Canoeing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, nine events in sprint canoe racing were contested. The program was unchanged from the previous Games in 1948.

Canoeing
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
No. of events9
← 1948
1956 →

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Finland (FIN)4116
2  Sweden (SWE)1304
3  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1113
4  France (FRA)1012
5  Denmark (DEN)1001
  United States (USA)1001
7  Hungary (HUN)0213
8  Austria (AUT)0112
9  Canada (CAN)0101
10  Germany (GER)0033
11  Soviet Union (URS)0011
Totals (11 nations)99927

Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
C-1 1000 metres
details
Josef Holeček
  Czechoslovakia
János Parti
  Hungary
Olavi Ojanperä
  Finland
C-1 10000 metres
details
Frank Havens
  United States
Gábor Novák
  Hungary
Alfréd Jindra
  Czechoslovakia
C-2 1000 metres
details
  Bent Peder Rasch
and Finn Haunstoft (DEN)
  Jan Brzák-Felix
and Bohumil Kudrna (TCH)
  Egon Drews
and Wilfried Soltau (GER)
C-2 10000 metres
details
  Georges Turlier
and Jean Laudet (FRA)
  Kenneth Lane
and Donald Hawgood (CAN)
  Egon Drews
and Wilfried Soltau (GER)
K-1 1000 metres
details
Gert Fredriksson
  Sweden
Thorvald Strömberg
  Finland
Louis Gantois
  France
K-1 10000 metres
details
Thorvald Strömberg
  Finland
Gert Fredriksson
  Sweden
Michael Scheuer
  Germany
K-2 1000 metres
details
  Kurt Wires
and Yrjö Hietanen (FIN)
  Lars Glasser
and Ingemar Hedberg (SWE)
  Maximilian Raub
and Herbert Wiedermann (AUT)
K-2 10000 metres
details
  Kurt Wires
and Yrjö Hietanen (FIN)
  Gunnar Åkerlund
and Hans Wetterström (SWE)
  Ferenc Varga
and József Gurovits (HUN)

Women's eventEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Sylvi Saimo
  Finland
Gertrude Liebhart
  Austria
Nina Savina
  Soviet Union

ReferencesEdit

  • 1952 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 624–37.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2006-12-19.