Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless pair

The men's coxless pairs competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place at Mei Bay, Helsinki, Finland.[1]

Men's coxless pairs
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Date20–23 July
Competitors32 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Charlie Logg
Tom Price
 United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
 Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kurt Schmid
Hans Kalt
 Switzerland
← 1948
1956 →

ScheduleEdit

Date Round
20 July 1952 Heats
21 July 1952 Repechage
21 July 1952 Semifinal
22 July 1952 Semifinal repechage
23 July 1952 Final

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

First boat of each heat qualified to the semifinal, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Kurt Schmid
Hans Kalt
  Switzerland 7:46.0 Q
2 David Callender
Chris Davidge
  Great Britain 7:47.0
3 Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
  Belgium 7:48.9
4 Charlie Logg
Tom Price
  United States 7:50.7

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Don Palmer
Vic Middleton
  Australia 8:06.4 Q
2 Bent Jensen
Palle Tillisch
  Denmark 8:13.3
3 Bruno Gamba
Antonio Saverio
  Italy 9:21.2
3 Jan Świątkowski
Stanisław Wieśniak
  Poland DQ

Heat 3Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Ben Binnendijk
Carl Kuntze
  Netherlands 8:00.4 Q
2 Alberto Madero
Óscar Almirón
  Argentina 8:02.2
3 Klaus Hahn
Herbert Kesel
  Saar 8:09.5
3 Mikhail Plaksin
Vasily Bagretsov
  Soviet Union 8:12.3

Heat 4Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Bernt Torberntsson
Evert Gunnarsson
  Sweden 7:54.5 Q
2 Jean-Pierre Souche
René Guissart
  France 7:57.9
3 Heinz Renneberg
Heinz Eichholz
  Germany 8:03.3
4 Bengt Ahlström
Stig Winter
  Finland 8:06.7

RepechageEdit

First boat of each heat qualified to the semifinal.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
  Belgium 7:22.8 Q
2 Mikhail Plaksin
Vasily Bagretsov
  Soviet Union 7:31.9
3 Bruno Gamba
Antonio Saverio
  Italy 7:43.4
4 Bengt Ahlström
Stig Winter
  Finland 7:47.9

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Charlie Logg
Tom Price
  United States 7:28.4 Q
2 Jan Świątkowski
Stanisław Wieśniak
  Poland 7:39.7
3 Klaus Hahn
Herbert Kesel
  Saar DNF

SemifinalEdit

First boat of each heat qualified to the final, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Kurt Schmid
Hans Kalt
  Switzerland 7:37.7 Q
2 Don Palmer
Vic Middleton
  Australia 7:46.8
3 Jean-Pierre Souche
René Guissart
  France 7:54.7
4 Alberto Madero
Óscar Almirón
  Argentina 7:59.8

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 David Callender
Chris Davidge
  Great Britain 7:45.6 Q
2 Ben Binnendijk
Carl Kuntze
  Netherlands 7:53.2
3 Bernt Torberntsson
Evert Gunnarsson
  Sweden 8:07.5
4 Bent Jensen
Palle Tillisch
  Denmark 8:15.7

Semifinal repechageEdit

First boat of each heat qualified to the final.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Charlie Logg
Tom Price
  United States 7:36.2 Q
2 Bent Jensen
Palle Tillisch
  Denmark 7:47.1
3 Don Palmer
Vic Middleton
  Australia 7:50.5

Heat 2Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
  Belgium 7:35.0 Q
2 Alberto Madero
Óscar Almirón
  Argentina 7:41.0
3 Ben Binnendijk
Carl Kuntze
  Netherlands 7:44.7

Heat 3Edit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Jean-Pierre Souche
René Guissart
  France 7:57.1 Q
2 Bernt Torberntsson
Evert Gunnarsson
  Sweden 7:58.6

FinalEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
  Charlie Logg
Tom Price
  United States 8:20.7
  Michel Knuysen
Bob Baetens
  Belgium 8:23.5
  Kurt Schmid
Hans Kalt
  Switzerland 8:32.7
4 David Callender
Chris Davidge
  Great Britain 8:37.4
5 Jean-Pierre Souche
René Guissart
  France 8:48.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's Coxless Pairs". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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