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Sweden at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 206 competitors, 183 men and 23 women, took part in 124 events in 17 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish) (in English)
in Helsinki
Competitors206 (183 men and 23 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
12
Silver
13
Bronze
10
Total
35
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold John Mikaelsson Athletics Men's 10 km Walk
  Gold Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K1 1000 m
  Gold Hans von Blixen-Finecke Jr Equestrian Three-Day Event
  Gold Folke Frölén
Olof Stahre
Hans von Blixen-Finecke Jr
Equestrian Three-Day Team Event
  Gold Henri Saint Cyr Equestrian Dressage Individual
  Gold Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern
Gehnäll Persson
Henri Saint Cyr
Equestrian Dressage Team
  Gold William Thoresson Gymnastics Men's Floor
  Gold Gun Röring
Ingrid Sandahl
Hjördis Nordin
Ann-Sofi Pettersson
Göta Pettersson
Evy Berggren
Vanja Blomberg
Karin Lindberg
Gymnastics Women's Team Portable Apparatus
  Gold Lars Hall Modern pentathlon Men's Individual
  Gold Axel Grönberg Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Middleweight
  Gold Olle Anderberg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Lightweight
  Gold Viking Palm Wrestling Men's Freestyle Light Heavyweight
  Silver Ingemar Johansson Boxing Men's Heavyweight
  Silver Lars Glassér
Ingemar Hedberg
Canoeing Men's K2 1000 m
  Silver Gert Fredriksson Canoeing Men's K1 10000 m
  Silver Gunnar Åkerlund
Hans Wetterström
Canoeing Men's K2 10000 m
  Silver Bengt Ljungquist
Lennart Magnusson
Berndt-Otto Rehbinder
Per Hjalmar Carleson
Sven Fahlman
Carl Forssell
Fencing Men's Épée Team
  Silver Claes Egnell
Lars Hall
Thorsten Lindqvist
Modern pentathlon Men's Team
  Silver Knut Holmqvist Shooting Men's Trap
  Silver Olof Sköldberg Shooting Men's Running Deer, Single & Double Shot
  Silver Gustav Freij Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Lightweight
  Silver Gösta Andersson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Welterweight
  Silver Per Gunnar Berlin Wrestling Men's Freestyle Welterweight
  Silver Bertil Antonsson Wrestling Men's Freestyle Heavyweight
  Silver Erland Almkvist
Sidney Boldt-Christmas
Per Gedda
Sailing Men's Dragon
  Bronze Gustaf Jansson Athletics Men's Marathon
  Bronze Ragnar Lundberg Athletics Men's Pole Vault
  Bronze Stig Sjölin Boxing Men's Middleweight
  Bronze National football team Football Men's Team Competition
  Bronze Hans Liljedahl Shooting Men's Trap
  Bronze Göran Larsson Swimming Men's 100m Freestyle
  Bronze Per Olof Östrand Swimming Men's 400m Freestyle
  Bronze Karl-Erik Nilsson Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men's Light Heavyweight
  Bronze Rickard Sarby Sailing Men's Finn
  Bronze Magnus Wassén
Carl-Erik Ohlson
Folke Wassén
Sailing Men's 5½ m Class

AthleticsEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 60.11 points (→ 23rd place)
  • Preliminary Round — 59.11 points (→ 27th place)

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Sweden in 1952. Lars Hall won gold in the individual event and all three pentathletes won silver in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Lars Hall
  • Thorsten Lindqvist
  • Claes Egnell

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sweden Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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