India at the 1952 Summer Olympics
|India at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki|
|Competitors||64 (60 men, 4 women) in 11 sports|
|Flag bearer||Balbir Singh Sr.|
|Olympic history (summary)|
India competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 42 events in 11 sports. This marked the first time India had competed as an independent republic.
- Kunwar Digvijai Singh, Leslie Claudius, Keshav Dutt, Chinadorai Deshmutu, Randhir Singh Gentle, Grahanandan Singh, Ranganandhan Francis, Jaswant Rai, Balbir Singh Sr., Dharam Singh, Govind Perumal, Raghbir Lal, Udham Singh, and Muniswamy Rajgopal — Field hockey, Men's Team Competition.
Men's Light Heavyweight:
Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)
- Raj Kumar Mehra — did not finish (→ no ranking)
- Netai Bysack — did not finish (→ no ranking)
- Pradip Bode — did not finish (→ no ranking)
- Suprovat Chakravarty — did not finish (→ no ranking)
Men's 1.000m Time Trial
- Final — 1:26.0 (→ 27th and last place)
Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race
- Netai Bysack — 24th place
Two shooters represented India in 1952.
- "India at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
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