|Israel at the|
1952 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Olympic Committee of Israel|
|Competitors||25 (22 men, 3 women) in 5 sports|
|Flag bearer||Abraham Shneior|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Israel competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first timeat the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, 22 men and 3 women, took part in 17 events in 5 sports.
|Men's 100 metres||David Tabak||First round, heat 6 - 10.9 seconds (1st place)|
Second round, heat 3 - 10.9 seconds (6th place)
|Men's 200 metres||David Tabak||First round, heat 6 - 22.4 seconds (1st place)|
Second round, heat 4 - 21.8 seconds (5th place)
|Men's 400 metres||Aryeh Glick-Gill||First round, heat 5 - 50.2 seconds (5th place)|
|Men's 800 metres||Aryeh Glick-Gill||First round, heat 7 - 2:00.9 minutes (6th place)|
|Men's high jump||Arieh Batun-Kleinstub||Qualifying - 1.70 metres (did not qualify)|
|Men's discus||Orion Gallin||Qualifying - 40.76 metres (32nd; did not qualify)|
|Women's 80 metres hurdles||Leah Horovitz-Ravid||First round - 12.4 seconds (6th place)|
|Women's high jump||Tamar Mettal-Schumacher||1.40 metres (17th place)|
|Women's long jump||Tamar Mettal-Schumacher||Qualifying - 5.16 metres (29th; did not qualify)|
|Women's discus||Olga Winterberg||Qualifying - 35.79 metres (did not qualify)|
|Men's team competition||Coach: Jacob Saltiel||Qualification round (Group B) - Did not advance|
|Men's 3m springboard||Yoav Raanan||Preliminary round - 67.70 points (9th place)|
|Men's 10m platform||Yoav Raanan||Preliminary round - 58.15 points (30th place)|
Four shooters represented Israel in 1952.
|300 m rifle, three positions||Dov Ben-Dov||1033 points (21st place)|
|Shmuel Laviv-Lubin||973 points (26th place)|
|50 m rifle, prone||Zvi Pinkas||388 points (41st place)|
|Alexander Eliraz||381 points (56th place)|
|50 m rifle, three positions||Zvi Pinkas||1077 points (41st place)|
|Alexander Eliraz||1059 points (44th place)|
|Men's 100 metres freestyle||David-Norbert Buch||First round, heat 1 - 1:05.6 (7th place)|
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