Bahamas at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Bahamas at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Bahamas (1923-1953).svg
IOC code BAH
NOC Bahamas Olympic Committee
in Helsinki
Competitors7 (7 men and 0 women) in 1 sport
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Bahamas competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Only seven men went to Helsinki to compete in the sailing, all seven were affiliated with Nassau Yacht Club. [1]

Durward Knowles and Sloane Farrington had both competed at the 1948 Olympics for Great Britain, due to the Bahamas not being recognised by the IOC. [2]


AthleteEventRacePointsFinal Rank
Kenneth Albury Finn DNF1510137811320914
Durward Knowles
Sloane Farrington
Star 3661027948285
Donald Pritchard
Basil McKinney
Basil Kelly
Godfrey Higgs
5.5 1512139121610152915

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  2. "Sir Duward Knowles". Archived from the original on 1 July 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2013.