Switzerland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Switzerland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 157 competitors, 148 men and 9 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports.[1]

Switzerland at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Helsinki
Competitors157 (148 men and 9 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games


GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (58-69)
  • Lost to Belgium (49-59) → did not advance

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:15.4 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Eliminated in quarterfinals (→ 8th place)

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 47.15 points (→ 35th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 30.04 points (→ 15th place)

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Switzerland in 1952.

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

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Werner Vetterli
  • Werner Schmid
  • Erhard Minder

RowingEdit

Switzerland had 13 male rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxed four

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Nine shooters represented Switzerland in 1952.

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

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Switzerland Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2018.