Australia at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 81 (71 men, 10 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Mervyn Wood
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
6
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
11
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 81 competitors, 71 men and 10 women, took part in 67 events in 12 sports.[1] Australian athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

  • Lionel Cox — Cycling, Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • John Treloar
    • First Round – 10.7
    • First Round – 10.7
    • Semifinals – 10.6
    • Final – 10.5 (→ 6th place)

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Ronald Faulds
    • Preliminary Round — 59.90 points (→ 24th place)

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, four men and two women, represented Australia 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

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented Australia in 1952.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-16.