Canada at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Canada at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg
IOC code CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca  (in English and French)
in Helsinki
Competitors107 in 13 sports
Flag bearer William Parnell
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Canada competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 107 competitors, 97 men and 10 women, took part in 74 events in 13 sports. [1]

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Athletics

Basketball

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Welterweight (67 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Men's Heavyweight (> 91 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Equestrian

Fencing

Two fencers, both men, represented Canada in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre

Rowing

Canada had 15 male rowers participate in three out of seven rowing events in 1952. [2]

Men's double sculls
Men's coxless four
Men's eight

Sailing

Shooting

Four shooters represented Canada in 1952. George Genereux won a gold medal in the trap event.

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

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

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References

  1. "Canada at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Canada Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.