Iceland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Iceland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.

Iceland at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Iceland.svg
IOC codeISL
NOCNational Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland
Websitewww.olympic.is (in Icelandic)
in Helsinki
Competitors9 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Friðrik Guðmundsson
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinals Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ásmundur Bjarnason 100 m 11.40 5 did not advance
200 m 22.51 4 did not advance
Hörður Haraldsson 100 m 11.31 4 did not advance
200 m 22.56 4 did not advance
Pétur Sigurðsson 100 m 11.55 5 did not advance
Guðmundur Lárusson 400 m 49.81 4 did not advance
800 m 1:56.5 7 N/A did not advance
Kristján Jóhannsson 5000 m 15:23.8 14 N/A did not advance
10000 m N/A 32:00.0 26
Ingi Þorsteinsson 110 m hurdles 15.6 4 N/A did not advance
400 m hurdles 56.5 5 did not advance
Ásmundur Bjarnason
Hörður Haraldsson
Pétur Sigurðsson
Ingi Þorsteinsson
4 × 100 m relay DSQ N/A did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Torfi Bryngeirsson pole vault 4.00 16 3.95 14
Friðrik Guðmundsson discus throw 44.73 22 did not advance
Þorsteinn Löve 44.28 24 did not advance

ReferencesEdit

The Summer Olympic games held in Helsinki, Finland lasted from July 19 until August 3 of 1952. There were 69 countries represented and 4,955 athletes competing in 149 events.[1]

Iceland delegated nine male athletes for eleven contests. It was only the fifth participation in the Olympic Summer Games for Iceland. Listed below are the names of each athlete and their contributions:[2] Ásmundur Bjarnason 100 Meter Dash 200 Meter Dash 4 x 100 -meter sprint Torfi Bryngeirsson pole vault Fridrik Gudmundsson discus Hörður Haraldsson 100 Meter Dash 200 Meter Dash 4 x 100 -meter sprint Kristján Jóhannsson 5,000 meter run Guðmundur Lárusson 400 Meter Dash 800 Meter Dash Þorsteinn Löve discus Pétur Sigurðsson 100 Meter Dash 4 x 100 -meter sprint Ingi Þorsteinsson 110 Meter Hurdles 400 Meter Hurdles 4 x 100 -meter sprint

Mr. Ben-G. Waage served for Iceland on the International Olympic Committee.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights". Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Iceland at the 1952 Summer Olympics". memim.com. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ (PDF) http://library.la84.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1952/OR1952.pdf. Retrieved 23 April 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)