Romania at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Romania competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after having missed the 1948 Summer Olympics. 114 competitors, 103 men and 11 women, took part in 67 events in 15 sports.[1]

Romania at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Romania (1948-1952).svg
IOC codeROU
NOCRomanian Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.cosr.ro (in Romanian, English, and French)
in Helsinki
Competitors114 in 15 sports
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Canada (51-72)
  • Lost to Italy (39-53) → did not advance, 23rd place
  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:14.4 (→ 7th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Eight fencers, all men, represented Romania in 1952.

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

FootballEdit

Preliminary Round
Hungary  2–1  Romania
Czibor   21'
Kocsis   73'
Report Suru   86'
Attendance: 10.588
Referee: Nikolay Latyshev (URS)
  • Team Roster

GymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

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

Men's eight

ShootingEdit

Four shooters represented Romania in 1952. Iosif Sîrbu won gold in the 50 m rifle, prone event and Gheorghe Lichiardopol won bronze in the 25 m pistol.

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

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Romania 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. "Romania 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.