Italy at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it  (in Italian)
in Helsinki
Competitors231 (208 men, 23 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Miranda Cicognani
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
8
Silver
9
Bronze
4
Total
21
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. [1]

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Results

Men (25)
AthleteAgeEventRankMedal
Carlo Vittori 21Men's 100 metres6 h4 r2/4
Franco Leccese 27Men's 100 metres3 h8 r1/4
Wolfgango Montanari 21Men's 100 metres7 h7 r1/4
Giorgio Sobrero 22Men's 200 metres3 h13r1/4
Luigi Grossi 27Men's 200 metres4 h12r1/4
Lucio Sangermano 19Men's 200 metres4 h18r1/4
Gianni Rocca 23Men's 400 metres3 h6 r1/4
Vincenzo Lombardo 20Men's 400 metres3 h7 r1/4
Antonio Siddi 29Men's 400 metres4 h11r1/4
Armando Filiput 28Men's 400 metres Hurdles6
Franco Leccese 27Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Antonio Siddi 29Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Giorgio Sobrero 22Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Carlo Vittori 21Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay2 h1 r1/3
Baldassare Porto 29Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Gianni Rocca 23Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Luigi Grossi 27Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Armando Filiput 28Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay4 h2 r1/2
Asfò Bussotti 26Men's Marathon46
Artidoro Berti 31Men's Marathon53
Egilberto Martufi 26Men's MarathonAC
Bruno Fait 28Men's 10 kilometres Walk8
Telemaco Arcangeli 29Men's 10 kilometres Walk7 h2 r1/2
Pino Dordoni 26Men's 50 kilometres Walk1Gold
Giuseppe Kressevich 36Men's 50 kilometres Walk10
Salvatore Cascino 34Men's 50 kilometres Walk19
Adolfo Consolini 35Men's Discus Throw2Silver
Giuseppe Tosi 36Men's Discus Throw8
Teseo Taddia 32Men's Hammer Throw10
Aivo Lucioli 23Men's Hammer Throw26 QR
Amos Matteucci 37Men's Javelin Throw17
Angiolo Profeti 34Men's Shot Put12
Women (8)
AthleteAgeEventRankMedal
Giuseppina Leone 17Women's 100 metres4 h1 r2/4
Liliana Tagliaferri 23Women's 100 metres6 h4 r2/4
Vittoria Cesarini 19Women's 100 metres3 h3 r1/4
Vera Martelli 21Women's 200 metres6 h3 r1/3
Vittoria Cesarini 19Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi 23Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Giuseppina Leone 17Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Liliana Tagliaferri 23Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi 23Women's 80 metres Hurdles6 h1 r2/3
Maria Musso 21Women's 80 metres Hurdles4 h5 r1/3
Edera Cordiale 32Women's Discus Throw14
Ada Turci 28Women's Javelin Throw11

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Canada (57-68)
  • Defeated Turkey (49-37)
  • Defeated Romania (53-39)
  • Lost to Egypt (62-66) → did not advance, 17th place

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final 1:12.7 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final defeated South Africa (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round 54.42 points (→ 32nd place)

Equestrian

Fencing

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Italy in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football

Men's Team Competition

Gymnastics

Men's team competition

Women's team competition

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1952.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Italy had 26 male rowers participate in all seven rowing events in 1952. [2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

Sailing

Shooting

Eight shooters represented Italy in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
100m running deer
Trap

Swimming

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

Weightlifting

Wrestling

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References

  1. "Italy at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Italy Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.