|Italy at the|
1952 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Italian National Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||231 (208 men, 23 women) in 19 sports|
|Flag bearer||Miranda Cicognani|
| Medals |
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Italy competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 231 competitors, 208 men and 23 women, took part in 114 events in 19 sports.
|Carlo Vittori||21||Men's 100 metres||6 h4 r2/4|
|Franco Leccese||27||Men's 100 metres||3 h8 r1/4|
|Wolfgango Montanari||21||Men's 100 metres||7 h7 r1/4|
|Giorgio Sobrero||22||Men's 200 metres||3 h13r1/4|
|Luigi Grossi||27||Men's 200 metres||4 h12r1/4|
|Lucio Sangermano||19||Men's 200 metres||4 h18r1/4|
|Gianni Rocca||23||Men's 400 metres||3 h6 r1/4|
|Vincenzo Lombardo||20||Men's 400 metres||3 h7 r1/4|
|Antonio Siddi||29||Men's 400 metres||4 h11r1/4|
|Armando Filiput||28||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||6|
|Franco Leccese||27||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||2 h1 r1/3|
|Antonio Siddi||29||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||2 h1 r1/3|
|Giorgio Sobrero||22||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||2 h1 r1/3|
|Carlo Vittori||21||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||2 h1 r1/3|
|Baldassare Porto||29||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||4 h2 r1/2|
|Gianni Rocca||23||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||4 h2 r1/2|
|Luigi Grossi||27||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||4 h2 r1/2|
|Armando Filiput||28||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||4 h2 r1/2|
|Asfò Bussotti||26||Men's Marathon||46|
|Artidoro Berti||31||Men's Marathon||53|
|Egilberto Martufi||26||Men's Marathon||AC|
|Bruno Fait||28||Men's 10 kilometres Walk||8|
|Telemaco Arcangeli||29||Men's 10 kilometres Walk||7 h2 r1/2|
|Pino Dordoni||26||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||1||Gold|
|Giuseppe Kressevich||36||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||10|
|Salvatore Cascino||34||Men's 50 kilometres Walk1||9|
|Adolfo Consolini||35||Men's Discus Throw||2||Silver|
|Giuseppe Tosi||36||Men's Discus Throw||8|
|Teseo Taddia||32||Men's Hammer Throw||10|
|Aivo Lucioli||23||Men's Hammer Throw||26 QR|
|Amos Matteucci||37||Men's Javelin Throw||17|
|Angiolo Profeti||34||Men's Shot Put||12|
|Giuseppina Leone||17||Women's 100 metres||4 h1 r2/4|
|Liliana Tagliaferri||23||Women's 100 metres||6 h4 r2/4|
|Vittoria Cesarini||19||Women's 100 metres||3 h3 r1/4|
|Vera Martelli||21||Women's 200 metres||6 h3 r1/3|
|Vittoria Cesarini||19||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||3 h2 r1/2|
|Milena Greppi||23||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||3 h2 r1/2|
|Giuseppina Leone||17||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||3 h2 r1/2|
|Liliana Tagliaferri||23||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||3 h2 r1/2|
|Milena Greppi||23||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||6 h1 r2/3|
|Maria Musso||21||Women's 80 metres Hurdle||s4 h5 r1/3|
|Edera Cordiale||32||Women's Discus Throw||14|
|Ada Turci||28||Women's Javelin Throw||11|
Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)
Men's 1.000m Time Trial
Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race
Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit
Men's 3m Springboard
18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Italy in 1952.
Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1952.
Italy had 26 male rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1952.
Eight shooters represented Italy in 1952.
Italy competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 210 competitors, 183 men and 27 women, took part in 122 events in 20 sports.
Edoardo Mangiarotti was an Italian fencer. He won a total of 39 Olympic titles and World championships, more than any other fencer in the history of the sport. His Olympic medals include one individual gold, five team golds, five silver, and two bronze medals from 1936 to 1960.
Italy competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 152 men and 15 women, took part in 103 events in 17 sports.
Italy competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 112 competitors, all men, took part in 61 events in 13 sports.
Italy competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 244 competitors, 228 men and 16 women, took part in 99 events in 17 sports.
Italy competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 215 competitors, 195 men and 20 women, took part in 89 events in 16 sports.
Italy competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden. 129 competitors, 114 men and 15 women, took part in 76 events in 13 sports. As the country hosted the next Olympics in Rome, an Italian segment was performed at the closing ceremony.
Italy was the host nation for the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. It was the first time that the nation had hosted the Summer Games, and the second time overall. It also hosted the 1960 Summer Paralympics in Rome – the inaugural Paralympic Games.
Dario Mangiarotti was an Italian fencer who competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics and medaled in seven World Championships. He was born in Milan, the son of Giuseppe Mangiarotti, a fencer at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. He was also the brother of Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italy's most successful Olympian and the winner of more Olympic and World titles than any fencer in history, and Mario Mangiarotti, who was also a fencer.
The men's épée was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eleventh appearance of the event. The competition was held from 27 July 1952 to 28 July 1952. 76 fencers from 29 nations competed.
The men's foil was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics programme. It was the eleventh appearance of the event. The competition was held from 23 July 1952 to 24 July 1952. 61 fencers from 25 nations competed. All three medallists were left-handed. Nations were limited to three fencers each since 1928. The event was won by Christian d'Oriola of France, the nation's second consecutive victory in the men's foil and sixth overall. D'Oriola was the fifth man to win multiple medals in the event. The silver and bronze medals were won by Edoardo Mangiarotti and Manlio Di Rosa of Italy.
The men's épée was one of seven fencing events on the fencing at the 1956 Summer Olympics programme. It was the twelfth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 30 November 1956. 41 fencers from 18 nations competed.
Legislature V of Italy was the legislature of Italy which lasted from 6 June 1968 until 24 May 1972.
Legislature VI of Italy was the legislature of Italy which lasted from 25 May 1972 until 4 July 1976.
Legislature VII of Italy was the legislature of Italy which lasted from 5 July 1976 until 19 June 1979.
The Italian Fencing Federation is the national governing body for the fencing sport in Italy. The FIS is currently based in Rome. The FIS was founded is 1909 and was one of the nine founding nations of The Fédération Internationale d'Escrime (FIE) in 1913. The FIS has in total achieved 219 metals at Euro Championships, 319 medals at the World Championships and 123 Olympic medals. FIS is funded mainly by sponsors among which are Kinder.