Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 23 (heats)
July 24 (semifinals, final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
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«1948 1956»
Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games took place July 23 and July 24. The final was won by American Harrison Dillard. Dillard's compatriots, Jack Davis and Arthur Barnard took 2nd and 3rd place.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on July 23. The two fastest runners from each heat qualified to the semifinals.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harrison Dillard United States 13.9 =OR
2 Sergey Popov Soviet Union 14.8
3 Olivier Bernard Switzerland 15.1
4 Erdal Barkay Turkey 15.2
5 Edmundo Ohacho Chile 15.4
6 Olli Alho Finland 15.4

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yevhen Bulanchyk Soviet Union 14.4
2 Edmond Roudnitska France 14.9
3 Estanislao Kocourek Argentina 15.0
4 Risto Syrjänen Finland 15.4
5 Juan Lebron Puerto Rico 15.4
6 Fouad Yazgi Egypt 16.1

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Davis United States 14.0
2 Stanko Lorger Yugoslavia 14.8
3 Samuel Anderson Cuba 15.1
4 Wolfgang Troßbach Germany 15.1
5 Téofilo Davis Venezuela 15.7

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ken Doubleday Australia 14.5
2 Jack Parker Great Britain 14.8
3 Gordon Crosby Canada 14.8
4 Teófilo Colón Molinaris Puerto Rico 15.2

Heat 5

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ray Weinberg Australia 14.4
2 Väinö Suvivuo Finland 14.9
3 Jörn Gevert Chile 15.2

Heat 6

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Arthur Barnard United States 14.4
2 Peter Hildreth Great Britain 14.7
3 Michitaka Kinami Japan 15.0
4 Ingi Þorsteinsson Iceland 15.6
5 Jacques Dohen France 15.7
6 Johny Fonck Luxembourg 16.1

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held on July 24. The three fastest runners advanced to the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harrison Dillard United States 14.0
2 Arthur Barnard United States 14.2
3 Ken Doubleday Australia 14.5
4 Sergey Popov Soviet Union 14.7
5 Edmond Roudnitska France 14.9
6 Peter Hildreth Great Britain 14.9

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Davis United States 14.4
2 Yevhen Bulanchyk Soviet Union 14.4
3 Ray Weinberg Australia 14.5
4 Stanko Lorger Yugoslavia 14.6
5 Väinö Suvivuo Finland 14.9
6 Jack Parker Great Britain 15.0

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (automatic) Notes
1 Harrison Dillard United States 13.91 OR
2 Jack Davis United States 14.00
3 Arthur Barnard United States 14.40
4 Yevhen Bulanchyk Soviet Union 14.73
5 Ken Doubleday Australia 14.82
6 Ray Weinberg Australia 15.15

Key: OR = Olympic record

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