Finland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Finland was the host nation for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. 258 competitors, 228 men and 30 women, took part in 139 events in 18 sports.[1] The nation won 22 medals.

Finland at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish and Swedish)
in Helsinki
Competitors258 (228 men, 30 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Väinö Suvivuo
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
6
Silver
3
Bronze
13
Total
22
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition

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

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

11 fencers, 8 men and 3 women, represented Finland in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1952, winning bronze in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Ole Mannonen
  • Lauri Vilkko
  • Olavi Rokka

RowingEdit

Finland had 26 male rowers participate in all 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
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Eleven shooters represented Finland in 1952. Vilho Ylönen won a silver medal in the 50 m rifle, three positions and Tauno Mäki won a bronze medal in the 100m running deer.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
100m running deer
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Finland 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.

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