South Africa at the 1952 Summer Olympics

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 59 events in 13 sports.[1]

South Africa at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg
IOC codeRSA
NOCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sascoc.co.za
in Helsinki
Competitors64 (60 men and 4 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
4
Total
10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track CompetitionEdit

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:13.0 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final — Lost to Italy (→   Silver Medal)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 61.64 points (→ 22nd place)

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1952.

RowingEdit

South Africa had five male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxless four

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

One shooter represented South Africa in 1952.

50 m rifle, prone

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "South Africa Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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