Switzerland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 157 (148 men and 9 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
14
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 157 competitors, 148 men and 9 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (58-69)
  • Lost to Belgium (49-59) → did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:15.4 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Eliminated in quarterfinals (→ 8th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 47.15 points (→ 35th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 30.04 points (→ 15th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Switzerland in 1952.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Werner Vetterli
  • Werner Schmid
  • Erhard Minder

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-26.