South Africa at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 64 (60 men and 4 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
4
Total
10
Olympic history (summary)
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The Union of South Africa competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 59 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition[edit]

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:13.0 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final — Lost to Italy (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 61.64 points (→ 22nd place)

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1952.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

One shooter represented South Africa in 1952.

50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 

External links[edit]