|Women's long jump|
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
|Competitors||34 from 22 nations|
| Athletics at the|
1952 Summer Olympics
|80 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men|
|10 km walk||men|
|50 km walk||men|
The Women's long jump at the 1952 Olympic Games took place on July 23 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Yvette Williams from New Zealand won the gold medal and set a new Olympic record.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||6.25 m||Leiden, Netherlands||19 September 1943|
|Olympic record||5.69 m||London, United Kingdom||4 August 1948|
The following new Olympic records was set during this competition.
|23 July||Final||6.24 m||OR|
Qualifying Performance 5.30 advance to the Final.
|1||B||Yvette Williams||6.16 OR|
|7||B||Elfriede von Nitzsch||5.62|
|21||B||Wanda dos Santos||5.35|
|24||A||Helena de Menezes||5.33|
|1||Yvette Williams||x||x||5.90||6.24||6.11||5.99||6.24 OR|
|14||Elfriede von Nitzsch||x||5.57||x||5.57|
|21||Wanda dos Santos||5.36||5.30||5.21||5.36|
|24||Helena de Menezes||x||4.98||4.66||4.98|
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