Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

The men's double sculls competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place at Meilahti, Finland. The event was held from 20 July until 23 July.[1]

Men's double sculls
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
VenueMeilahti
Date20–23 July
Competitors32 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Tranquilo Cappozzo
Eduardo Guerrero
 Argentina
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
 Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
 Uruguay
← 1948
1956 →

HeatsEdit

First two rowers advanced directly to semi-finals. The others must compete in the repechage for remaining spots in the semi-finals.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Jacques Maillet
Achille Giovannoni
  France (FRA) 7:00.1 SF
2 Waldemar Beck
Gerhard Füssmann
  Germany (GER) 7:04.3 SF
3 Robert George
Jos Van Stichel
  Belgium (BEL) 7:13.2
4 Ebbe Parsner
Åge Larsen
  Denmark (DEN) 7:27.3

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
  Soviet Union (URS) 7:02.5 SF
2 Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
  Uruguay (URU) 7:06.9 SF
3 Peter Stebler
Émile Knecht
  Switzerland (SUI) 7:09.3
4 Keijo Koivumäki
Eero Koivumäki
  Finland (FIN) 7:19.5

Heat 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Silvio Bergamini
Lodovico Sommaruga
  Italy (ITA) 7:01.3 SF
2 Pat Costello
Walter Hoover
  United States (USA) 7:01.9 SF
3 John MacMillan
Peter Brandt
  Great Britain (GBR) 7:07.4
4 Bob Williams
Derek Riley
  Canada (CAN) 7:19.3

Heat 4Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Tranquilo Cappozzo
Eduardo Guerrero
  Argentina (ARG) 7:04.4 SF
2 Antonín Malinkovič
Jiří Vykoukal
  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:11.6 SF
3 John Rogers
Murray Riley
  Australia (AUS) 7:16.7
4 Tore Johansson
Curt Brunnqvist
  Sweden (SWE) 8:31.3

First repechageEdit

The winner in each heat qualified for the semi-finals.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Robert George
Jos Van Stichel
  Belgium (BEL) 7:03.2 SF
2 Peter Stebler
Émile Knecht
  Switzerland (SUI) 7:05.8
3 Tore Johansson
Curt Brunnqvist
  Sweden (SWE) 7:11.4
4 Bob Williams
Derek Riley
  Canada (CAN) 7:15.5

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 John Rogers
Murray Riley
  Australia (AUS) 7:03.0 SF
2 John MacMillan
Peter Brandt
  Great Britain (GBR) 7:04.4
3 Ebbe Parsner
Åge Larsen
  Denmark (DEN) 7:09.3
4 Keijo Koivumäki
Eero Koivumäki
  Finland (FIN) 7:12.0

Semi-finalsEdit

The winners in each heat qualified for the final, while the others must compete in the second repechage for the remaining spots in the final.

Semi-final 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Antonín Malinkovič
Jiří Vykoukal
  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:23.5 F
2 Pat Costello
Walter Hoover
  United States (USA) 7:24.3
3 Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
  Soviet Union (URS) 7:26.5
4 Jacques Maillet
Achille Giovannoni
  France (FRA) 7:29.5

Semi-final 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Tranquilo Cappozzo
Eduardo Guerrero
  Argentina (ARG) 7:23.1 F
2 Waldemar Beck
Gerhard Füssmann
  Germany (GER) 7:36.3
3 Silvio Bergamini
Lodovico Sommaruga
  Italy (ITA) 7:36.7
4 Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
  Uruguay (URU) 8:04.0

Second repechageEdit

The winners in each heat qualified for the final.

Heat 1Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
  Uruguay (URU) 7:01.7 F
2 Pat Costello
Walter Hoover
  United States (USA) 7:03.6
3 John Rogers
Murray Riley
  Australia (AUS) 7:13.1

Heat 2Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Jacques Maillet
Achille Giovannoni
  France (FRA) 7:06.3 F
2 Waldemar Beck
Gerhard Füssmann
  Germany (GER) 7:08.2
3 Robert George
Jos Van Stichel
  Belgium (BEL) 7:25.8

Heat 3Edit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
1 Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
  Soviet Union (URS) 7:07.5 F
2 Silvio Bergamini
Lodovico Sommaruga
  Italy (ITA) 7:16.0

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Name Country Time Notes
  Tranquilo Cappozzo
Eduardo Guerrero
  Argentina (ARG) 7:23.1
  Heorhiy Zhylin
Ihor Yemchuk
  Soviet Union (URS) 7:07.5
  Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
  Uruguay (URU) 7:01.7
4 Jacques Maillet
Achille Giovannoni
  France (FRA) 7:06.3
5 Antonín Malinkovič
Jiří Vykoukal
  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 7:23.5

ReferencesEdit

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

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