Modern pentathlon at the 1952 Summer Olympics

At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, two events in modern pentathlon were contested.[1] For the first time, a team event was part of the Olympic program.

Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Modern pentathlon pictogram.svg
VenueHämeenlinna
DatesJuly 21–25
No. of events2
Competitors51 from 19 nations
← 1948
1956 →

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Lars Hall
  Sweden
Gábor Benedek
  Hungary
István Szondy
  Hungary
Team
details
  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Benedek
Aladár Kovácsi
István Szondy
  Sweden (SWE)
Lars Hall
Thorsten Lindqvist
Claes Egnell
  Finland (FIN)
Olavi Mannonen
Lauri Vilkko
Olavi Rokka

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Hungary (HUN)1113
2  Sweden (SWE)1102
3  Finland (FIN)0011
Totals (3 nations)2226

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 51 athletes from 19 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1952 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2012-07-14.

External linksEdit