Israel at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Israel at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  ISR
NOC The Olympic Committee of Israel
Website www.olympic.one.co.il (Hebrew) (English)
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 25 (22 men, 3 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Abraham Shneior
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Israel competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, 22 men and 3 women, took part in 17 events in 5 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • David Tabak
    • First round, heat 6 - 10.9 seconds (1st place)
    • Second round, heat 3 - 10.9 seconds (6th place)

Men's 200 metres

  • David Tabak
    • First round, heat 6 - 22.4 seconds (1st place)
    • Second round, heat 4 - 21.8 seconds (5th place)

Men's 400 metres

  • Aryeh Glick-Gill
    • First round, heat 5 - 50.2 seconds (5th place)

Men's 800 metres

  • Aryeh Glick-Gill
    • First round, heat 7 - 2:00.9 minutes (6th place)

Men's high jump

  • Aryeh Kleinstub-Batun
    • Qualifying - 1.70 metres (did not qualify)

Men's discus

  • Orion Gallin
    • Qualifying - 40.76 metres (did not qualify)

Women's 80 metres hurdles

  • Leah Horovitz-Ravid
    • First round - 12.4 seconds (6th place)

Women's high jump

  • Tamar Mettal-Schumacher
    • 1.40 metres (17th place)

Women's long jump

  • Tamar Mettal-Schumacher
    • Qualifying - 5.16 metres (did not qualify)

Women's discus

  • Olga Winterberg
    • Qualifying - 35.79 metres (did not qualify)

Basketball[edit]

Men's team competition

  • Qualification round (Group B)
  • Lost to Philippines (47-57)
  • Lost to Greece (52-54) → did not advance
  • Players:
  • Dan Erez-Buxenbaum
  • Moshe Daniel-Levy
  • Yehuda Wiener-Gafni
  • Mordechai-Marcel Hefez
  • Fredi Cohen
  • Amos Lin-Linkovski
  • Zekarya Ofri
  • Eliahu Amiel
  • Reuben Fecher-Perach
  • Menahem Kurman-Degani
  • Rolf Klein-Ram
  • Shimon Shelah-Schmuckler
  • Abraham Shneior

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m springboard

  • Preliminary round - 67.70 points (9th place)

Men's 10m platform

  • Preliminary round - 58.15 points (30th place)

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Israel in 1952.

300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
50 m rifle, three positions

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100 metres freestyle

  • David-Norbert Buch
    • First round, heat 1 - 1:05.6 (7th place)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israel at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 

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