Switzerland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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IOC code SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch  (in German and French)
in Helsinki
Competitors157 (148 men and 9 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Switzerland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 157 competitors, 148 men and 9 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports. [1]

Contents


Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Lost to Bulgaria (58-69)
  • Lost to Belgium (49-59) → did not advance

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final 1:15.4 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Eliminated in quarterfinals (→ 8th place)

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round 47.15 points (→ 35th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round 30.04 points (→ 15th place)

Equestrian

Fencing

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Switzerland in 1952.

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

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1952.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Switzerland had 13 male rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1952. [2]

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

Sailing

Shooting

Nine shooters represented Switzerland in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

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References

  1. "Switzerland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Switzerland 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.