Israel at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Israel at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IOC code ISR
NOC Olympic Committee of Israel
Website www.olympicsil.co.il  (in Hebrew and English)
in Helsinki
Competitors25 (22 men, 3 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Abraham Shneior [1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Israel competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time [2] at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, 22 men and 3 women, took part in 17 events in 5 sports. [3]

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First Israeli Olympic Team, 1952 Flickr - Government Press Office (GPO) - First Israeli Olympic Team.jpg
First Israeli Olympic Team, 1952
Israeli Olympic Basketball team 1952 Israeli Olympic Basketball team 1952.jpg
Israeli Olympic Basketball team 1952
Zacharia Ofri (captain of Israeli Olympic basketball team). 1952 Zacharia Ofri 1952.jpg
Zacharia Ofri (captain of Israeli Olympic basketball team). 1952

Results by event

Athletics

Arieh Batun-Kleinstub ARYE NAVEH A HIGH JUMPER.jpg
Arieh Batun-Kleinstub
EventParticipantResultRef
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)

Basketball

EventParticipantsResultRef
Men's team competitionCoach: Jacob Saltiel Qualification round (Group B) - Did not advance
Lost to Philippines (47-57)
Lost to Greece (52-54)

Diving

EventParticipantResultRef
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)

Shooting

Four shooters represented Israel in 1952.

EventParticipantResultRef
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)
Israel vs Philippines, 1952 Olympics. Zacharia Ofri (#4) tipping off the ball. Israel vs Philippines 1952 Olympics.jpg
Israel vs Philippines, 1952 Olympics. Zacharia Ofri (#4) tipping off the ball.

Swimming

EventParticipantResultRef
Men's 100 metres freestyle David-Norbert Buch First round, heat 1 - 1:05.6 (7th place)

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References

  1. Israel Archived 28 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  2. When a shy but stubborn Israel first went to the Olympics
  3. "Israel at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 11 November 2014. Retrieved 26 February 2015.