|Finland at the|
1952 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Finnish Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||258 (228 men, 30 women) in 18 sports|
|Flag bearer||Väinö Suvivuo|
| Medals |
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Finland was the host nation for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. 258 competitors, 228 men and 30 women, took part in 139 events in 18 sports.The nation won 22 medals.
Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)
Men's 1.000m Time Trial
Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race
Men's 3m Springboard
11 fencers, 8 men and 3 women, represented Finland in 1952.
Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1952, winning bronze in the team event.
Finland had 26 male rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1952.
Eleven shooters represented Finland in 1952. Vilho Ylönen won a silver medal in the 50 m rifle, three positions and Tauno Mäki won a bronze medal in the 100m running deer.
The Finland men's national basketball team represents Finland in international basketball competition. The national team is governed by Basketball Finland.
Finland competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 89 competitors, 84 men and 5 women, took part in 64 events in 13 sports.
Finland competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 117 competitors, 107 men and 10 women, took part in 92 events in 14 sports.
Finland competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 108 competitors, 103 men and 5 women, took part in 70 events in 14 sports.
Finland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 129 competitors, 123 men and 6 women, took part in 84 events in 16 sports. As the country hosted the next Olympics in Helsinki, a Finnish segment was performed at the closing ceremony.
Finland competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden. 64 competitors, 63 men and 1 woman, took part in 62 events in 14 sports.
Aaro Olavi Pajari was a Major General in the Finnish Army. During World War II, he became one of the four double recipients of the Mannerheim Cross 2nd Class.
Vuorineuvos is a Finnish honorary title granted by the President of Finland to leading figures in industry and commerce. The title is honorary and has no responsibilities and no privileges. All Finnish titles are non-hereditary. The only title of equal rank is valtioneuvos.
Vilho Ilmari Ylönen was a Finnish cross-country skier and rifle shooter who competed in the 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics.
The Finnish Correspondence Chess Federation is a member of the International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) in Europe.
The men's 300 m rifle three positions was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the seventh appearance of the event at an Olympic Games. The competition was held on 1 December 1956, with 20 shooters from 14 nations competing. Nations had been limited to two shooters each since the 1952 Games. The event was won by Vasily Borisov of the Soviet Union, the nation's second consecutive victory in two appearances. The Soviets finished 1–2, with Allan Erdman taking silver. Vilho Ylönen of Finland earned the bronze.
The men's 300 m rifle three positions was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1960 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eighth appearance of the event at an Olympic Games. The competition was held on 3 and 5 September 1960, with 39 shooters from 22 nations competing. Nations had been limited to two shooters each since the 1952 Games. The event was won by Hubert Hammerer in Austria's debut in the event. Hans Rudolf Spillmann of Switzerland took silver. Soviet Vasily Borisov was the second man to win two medals in the event, adding a bronze to his 1956 gold.
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