Great Britain at the 1952 Winter Olympics

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway.

Great Britain at the
1952 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Oslo
Competitors18 (8 men, 10 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearerJohn Nicks
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Jeannette Altwegg Figure skating Women's singles

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Noel Harrison Downhill 3:21.5 58
John Boyagis 2:55.6 39
Noel Harrison Giant Slalom 3:24.1 74
Rupert de Larrinaga 3:16.9 71
John Boyagis 2:52.5 43
Noel Harrison Slalom DNF Did not advance
John Boyagis 1:08.3 37 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vora Mackintosh Downhill DSQ
Hilary Laing DSQ
Fiona Campbell 2:26.1 33
Sheena Mackintosh 1:58.6 26
Vora Mackintosh Giant Slalom 2:57.1 38
Fiona Campbell 2:39.8 36
Sheena Mackintosh 2:22.5 28
Hilary Laing 2:20.7 24
Sheena Mackintosh Slalom 1:16.2 30 1:13.2 28 2:29.4 28
Hilary Laing 1:13.7 22 1:14.2 30 2:27.9 24

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Patricia Devries 14 20 132.811 148 17
Valda Osborne 7 13 144.767 89 11
Barbara Wyatt 5 11 148.378 63 7
Jeannette Altwegg 1 4 161.756 14  
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Peri Horne
Raymond Lockwood
9.133 94 11

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Bill Jones 46.9 34
Norman Holwell 45.4 21
1500 m John Hearn 2:40.1 38
Bill Jones 2:32.2 35
Norman Holwell 2:24.5 14
5000 m Bill Jones 9:03.7 31
John Hearn 8:47.0 17
Norman Holwell 8:44.5 16
10,000 m Norman Holwell 18:02.4 15
John Hearn 17:41.5 10

ReferencesEdit

  • (ed.) Rolf Petersen (1952). The Official Report of the Organising Committee of the VIth Winter Olympic Games 1952 at Oslo (PDF). Oslo. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2008-01-31.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1952, full results by sports-reference.com