Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Rowing
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Rowing pictogram.svg
Dates20–23 July
Competitors404 from 33 nations
  1948
1956  

Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only. The competitions were held from 20 to 23 July. [1]

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Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
single sculls
details
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Yuriy Tyukalov  (URS)Flag of Australia.svg  Mervyn Wood  (AUS)Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Teodor Kocerka  (POL)
double sculls
details
Flag of Argentina.svg  Tranquilo Cappozzo
and Eduardo Guerrero  (ARG)
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Heorhiy Zhylin
and Ihor Yemchuk  (URS)
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Miguel Seijas
and Juan Rodríguez  (URU)
coxless pairs
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  Charlie Logg
and Tom Price  (USA)
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Michel Knuysen
and Bob Baetens  (BEL)
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Kurt Schmid
and Hans Kalt  (SUI)
Coxed pair
details
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Raymond Salles
Gaston Mercier
Bernard Malivoire
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Heinz Manchen
Helmut Heinhold
Helmut Noll
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)
Svend Ove Pedersen
Poul Svendsen
Jørgen Frantzen
coxless fours
details
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)
Duje Bonačić
Velimir Valenta
Mate Trojanović
Petar Šegvić
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Pierre Blondiaux
Jean-Jacques Guissart
Marc Bouissou
Roger Gautier
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)
Veikko Lommi
Kauko Wahlsten
Oiva Lommi
Lauri Nevalainen
Coxed four
details
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)
Karel Mejta
Jiří Havlis
Jan Jindra
Stanislav Lusk
Miroslav Koranda
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)
Rico Bianchi
Karl Weidmann
Heini Scheller
Émile Ess
Walter Leiser
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Carl Lovsted
Al Ulbrickson
Richard Wahlstrom
Matt Leanderson
Al Rossi
eights
details
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)
Frank Shakespeare
William Fields
James Dunbar
Richard Murphy
Robert Detweiler
Henry Proctor
Wayne Frye
Edward Stevens
Charles Manring
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union  (URS)
Yevgeny Brago
Vladimir Rodimushkin
Aleksey Komarov
Igor Borisov
Slava Amiragov
Leonid Gissen
Yevgeny Samsonov
Vladimir Kryukov
Igor Polyakov
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
Bob Tinning
Ernest Chapman
Nimrod Greenwood
David Anderson
Geoff Williamson
Mervyn Finlay
Edward Pain
Phil Cayzer
Tom Chessell

Participating nations

A total of 404 rowers from 33 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1US flag 48 stars.svg  United States  (USA)2013
2Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union  (URS)1203
3Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1102
4Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)1001
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)1001
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)1001
7Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)0112
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)0112
9Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0101
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0101
11Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0011
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0011
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland  (POL)0011
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay  (URU)0011
Totals (14 nations)77721

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References

  1. "Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2018.