Field hockey at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Final results for the Hockey competition at the 1952 Summer Olympics:

Only a men's competition occurred that year.

Field Hockey

Medal summary[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 India (IND)
K. D. Singh
Leslie Claudius
Meldric Daluz
Keshav Dutt
Chinadorai Deshmutu
Ranganathan Francis
Raghbir Lal
Govind Perumal
Muniswamy Rajgopal
Balbir Singh Sr.
Randhir Singh Gentle
Udham Singh
Dharam Singh
Grahanandan Singh
Chaman Singh Gurung
 Netherlands (NED)
Jules Ancion
André Boerstra
Harry Derckx
Han Drijver
Dick Esser
Roepie Kruize
Dick Loggere
Lau Mulder
Eddy Tiel
Wim van Heel
Leonard Wery
 Great Britain (GBR)
Denys Carnill
John Cockett
John Conroy
Graham Dadds
Derek Day
Dennis Eagan
Robin Fletcher
Roger Midgley
Richard Norris
Neil Nugent
Anthony Nunn
Anthony John Robinson
John Paskin Taylor

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

First round Second round Semi-finals Final
                           
           
  India  
  bye    
  India  4
    Austria  0  
  Austria  2
  Switzerland  1  
  India  3
    Great Britain  1  
  Great Britain  
  bye    
  Great Britain  1
    Belgium  0  
  Belgium  6
  Finland  0  
  India  6
    Netherlands  1
  Netherlands  
  bye    
  Netherlands  1
    Germany  0  
  Germany  7
  Poland  2  
  Netherlands  1
    Pakistan  0   Third place
  Pakistan  
  bye    
  Pakistan  6   Great Britain  2
    France  0     Pakistan  1
  France  5
  Italy  0  

Participating nations[edit]

Each country was allowed to enter a team of 18 players and they all were eligible for participation. A total number of 191 players were entered, however only the 144 participants and six more players are known up to now. The official report for this Games also shows 144 competitors, but in the "Index of competitors" there are 147 players listed. The Austrian Hermann Knoll, the Belgian Jean-Jacques Moucq and the Polish Tadeusz Adamski did, according to the report itself, not compete in the main tournament. The Austrian player is not even shown as competitor by the Austrian Olympic Committee database.

A total of 144(*) field hockey players from 12 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in the main tournament in one game at least.

Summary[edit]

There was also a consolation tournament played by the teams which were eliminated before the semi-finals. It is unknown, if this part of the tournament was official and part of the Olympic Games, because the official report did not shown these matches in any kind. However the teams are listed in order of the results of this consolation round.

Place Nation
1  India (IND)
2  Netherlands (NED)
3  Great Britain (GBR)
4  Pakistan (PAK)
Manzoor Hussain Atif
Jack Britto
Abdul Hamid
Mahmoodul Hassan
Asghar Ali Khan
Muhammad Niaz Khan
Habib Ali Kiddie
Malik Aziz
Abdul Latif Mir
Habibur Rehman
Latif-ur-Rehman
Abdul Waheed
-  Germany (GER)
Günther Brennecke
Hugo Budinger
Hugo Dollheiser
Hans-Jürgen Dollheiser
Wilfried Grube
Friedrich Hidding
Alfred Lücker
Carl-Ludwig Peters
Werner Rosenbaum
Heinz Schmitz
Heinz Schütz
Rolf Stoltenberg
Wilhelm Suhren
Heino Thielemann
Günther Ullerich
-  Poland (POL)
Antoni Adamski
Eugeniusz Czajka
Alfons Flinik
Henryk Flinik
Jan Flinik
Narcyz Maciaszczyk
Jan Małkowiak
Maksymilian Małkowiak
Ryszard Marzec
Bronisław Pawlicki
Zdzisław Wojdylak
Tadeusz Adamski
Jerzy Siankiewicz
Zdzisław Starzyński
-  Austria (AUT)
Kurt Dvorak
Karl Holzapfel
Walter Kaitna
Alfred Knoll
Johann Koller
Josef Matz
Josef Pecanka
Robert Pecanka
Ernst Schala
Josef Schimmer
Franz Strachota
Hermann Knoll
-  Switzerland (SUI)
Jean-Pierre Bolomey
Kurt Goldschmid
Jean Grüner
Rudolf Keller
Fridolin Kurmann
Kurt Müller
Gilbert Recordon
Jean-Pierre Roche
Fritz Stuhlinger
Hugo Vonlanthen
Roger Zanetti
-  France (FRA)
Bernard Boone
Roger Capelle
Jean-François Dubessay
Claude Hauet
Jean Hauet
Michel Lacroix
Robert Lucas
Diran Manoukian
Florio Martel
André Meyer
Philippe Reynaud
Jacques Thieffry
Jean Zizine
-  Belgium (BEL)
Pierre Bousmanne
José Delaval
Jean Dubois
Jean Enderle
Roger Goossens
Harold Mechelynck
Roger Morlet
Paul Toussaint
Jean-Marcel van Leer
Lucien van Weydeveld
Jacques Vanderstappen
Jean-Jacques Moucq
Léo Rooman
-  Italy (ITA)
Piero Baglia-Bambergi
Amedeo Banci
Egidio Cosentino
Sergio Formenti
Luigi Lanfranchi
Mario Marchiori
Umberto Micco
Sergio Morra
Piero Pampuro
Gastone Puccioni
Giorgio Ravalli
-  Finland (FIN)
Kaarlo Ilmari Einiö
Pantti Olavi Elo
Erkki Ilmari Heikkilä
Veijo-Lassi Aukusti
Keijo Helmar Kuusela
Risto Santeri Lamppu
Reino Oskari Lindroos
Esko Jalo Toivo Salminen
Toivo Heino Salminen
Esko Kalevi Silvennoinen
Tauno Johannes Timoska

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