Canoeing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Canoeing
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
No. of events9
  1948
1956  

At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, nine events in sprint canoe racing were contested. The program was unchanged from the previous Games in 1948.

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Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)4116
2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)1304
3Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)1113
4Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1012
5Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)1001
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)1001
7Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary  (HUN)0213
8Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)0112
9Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada  (CAN)0101
10Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0033
11Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union  (URS)0011
Totals (11 nations)99927

Medal summary

Men's events

GamesGoldSilverBronze
C-1 1000 metres
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Josef Holeček
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
János Parti
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary
Olavi Ojanperä
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
C-1 10000 metres
details
Frank Havens
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
Gábor Novák
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary
Alfréd Jindra
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
C-2 1000 metres
details
Flag of Denmark.svg  Bent Peder Rasch
and Finn Haunstoft  (DEN)
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Jan Brzák-Felix
and Bohumil Kudrna  (TCH)
Flag of Germany.svg  Egon Drews
and Wilfried Soltau  (GER)
C-2 10000 metres
details
Flag of France.svg  Georges Turlier
and Jean Laudet  (FRA)
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Kenneth Lane
and Donald Hawgood  (CAN)
Flag of Germany.svg  Egon Drews
and Wilfried Soltau  (GER)
K-1 1000 metres
details
Gert Fredriksson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Thorvald Strömberg
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Louis Gantois
Flag of France.svg  France
K-1 10000 metres
details
Thorvald Strömberg
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Gert Fredriksson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Michael Scheuer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
K-2 1000 metres
details
Flag of Finland.svg  Kurt Wires
and Yrjö Hietanen  (FIN)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Lars Glasser
and Ingemar Hedberg  (SWE)
Flag of Austria.svg  Maximilian Raub
and Herbert Wiedermann  (AUT)
K-2 10000 metres
details
Flag of Finland.svg  Kurt Wires
and Yrjö Hietanen  (FIN)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Gunnar Åkerlund
and Hans Wetterström  (SWE)
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Ferenc Varga
and József Gurovits  (HUN)

Women's event

GamesGoldSilverBronze
K-1 500 metres
details
Sylvi Saimo
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Gertrude Liebhart
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Nina Savina
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union

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