Portugal at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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

Portugal at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Portugal.svg
IOC codePOR
NOCOlympic Committee of Portugal
Websitewww.comiteolimpicoportugal.pt (in Portuguese)
in Helsinki
Competitors71 (68 men and 3 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Máximo Couto (Water polo)
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Officials2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

A delegation of 71 competitors, 68 men and 3 women, took part in 45 events in 10 sports.[1] The sailing team won the nation's only medal at these Olympics (bronze). For the first time, Portugal participated in the Gymnastics events and, also for the first time, with three female competitors.

MedalistsEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100m:

Men's 200m:

Men's 400m:

Men's 400m Hurdles:

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay:

Men's triple jump:

Men's Decathlon:

EquestrianEdit

Men's Individual Dressage:

Men's Team Dressage:

Men's Individual Eventing:

Men's Team Eventing:

Men's Individual Jumping:

Men's Team Jumping:

FencingEdit

Ten fencers, all men, represented Portugal in 1952.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

GymnasticsEdit

Men's Individual Competition:

  • A. Araújo Leite — 178th (77,85 points)
    1. Floor — 151st (15,50)
    2. Rings — 159th (15,15)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 157th (12,85)
    4. Long Horse — 180th (11,25)
    5. Parallel Bars — 177th (12,85)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 174th (10,25)
  • Joaquim Santa Marta Granger — 162nd (88,50 points)
    1. Floor — 153rd (15,45)
    2. Rings — 107th (17,05)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 171st (11,30)
    4. Long Horse — 178th (13,25)
    5. Parallel Bars — 139th (16,25)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 145th (15,20)
  • M. Prazeres — 173rd (84,50 points)
    1. Floor — 166th (14,75)
    2. Rings — 177th (12,60)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 113th (15,80)
    4. Long Horse — 142nd (16,90)
    5. Parallel Bars — 175th (13,15)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 171st (11,30)
  • M. Robalo Gouveia — 146th (93,35 points)
    1. Floor — 126th (16,35)
    2. Rings — 131st (16,00)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 167th (11,55)
    4. Long Horse — 110th (17,65)
    5. Parallel Bars — 164th (14,65)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 109th (16,75)
  • M. Seara Cardoso — 183rd (61,50 points)
    1. Floor — 159th (15,10)
    2. Rings — 181st (9,80)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 173rd (10,85)
    4. Long Horse — 184th (5,65)
    5. Parallel Bars — 179th (10,00)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 176th (10,10)
  • Raul Caldeira — 174th (82,80 points)
    1. Floor — 129th (16,30)
    2. Rings — 178th (11,10)
    3. Pommeled Horse — 169th (11,45)
    4. Long Horse — 172nd (14,55)
    5. Parallel Bars — 173rd (13,25)
    6. Horizontal Bar — 126th (16,15)

Men's Team Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Dália Vairinho Cunha — 109th (65,08 points)
    1. Floor — 113th (16,53)
    2. Vault — 96th (16,50)
    3. Parallel Bars — 123rd (14,69)
    4. Balance Beam — 86th (17,36)
  • Maria Silva Amorim — 124th (62,29 points)
    1. Floor — 123rd (16,23)
    2. Vault — 106th (16,20)
    3. Parallel Bars — 131st (12,50)
    4. Balance Beam — 86th (17,36)
  • Natália Cunha e Silva — 133rd (50,16 points)
    1. Floor — 133rd (14,29)
    2. Vault — 128th (14,52)
    3. Parallel Bars — 129th (13,79)
    4. Balance Beam — 133rd (7,36)

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Portugal in 1952.

Men's Individual Competition:

  • António Jonet — 48th (210 points)
    1. Horse-riding — 48 points
    2. Fencing — 26 points
    3. Shooting — 43 points
    4. Swimming — 47 points (6:16,3)
    5. Cross-country — 46 points (17:46,8)
  • José Pereira — 46th (197 points)
    1. Horse-riding — 21 points
    2. Fencing — 48 points
    3. Shooting — 31 points
    4. Swimming — 49 points (7:26,2)
    5. Cross-country — 48 points (18:04,2)
  • Ricardo Durão — 41st (179 points)
    1. Horse-riding — 31 points
    2. Fencing — 16 points
    3. Shooting — 35 points
    4. Swimming — 48 points (7:07,7)
    5. Cross-country — 49 points (18:04,5)

Men's Team Competition:

RowingEdit

Portugal had nine male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's eight — 1st repechage
3rd (heat 1)

SailingEdit

Men's 5,5m:

Men's Dragon:

Men's Finn:

Men's Star:

ShootingEdit

Four shooters represented Portugal in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle:

Men's 400m Freestyle:

Men's 100m Backstroke:

Men's 200m Breaststroke:

Water poloEdit

Men's competition:

OfficialsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2010-09-24.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Portugal 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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