Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's 110 metres hurdles

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Men's 110 metres hurdles
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 23 (heats)
July 24 (semifinals, final)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Harrison Dillard
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jack Davis
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Arthur Barnard
 United States
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Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's 110 metres hurdles event at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games took place July 23 and July 24. The final was won by American Harrison Dillard. Dillard's compatriots, Jack Davis and Arthur Barnard took 2nd and 3rd place.

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

The first round was held on July 23. The two fastest runners from each heat qualified to the semifinals.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harrison Dillard  United States 13.9 =OR
2 Sergey Popov  Soviet Union 14.8
3 Olivier Bernard  Switzerland 15.1
4 Erdal Barkay  Turkey 15.2
5 Edmundo Ohacho  Chile 15.4
6 Olli Alho  Finland 15.4

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yevhen Bulanchyk  Soviet Union 14.4
2 Edmond Roudnitska  France 14.9
3 Estanislao Kocourek  Argentina 15.0
4 Risto Syrjänen  Finland 15.4
5 Juan Lebron  Puerto Rico 15.4
6 Fouad Yazgi  Egypt 16.1

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Davis  United States 14.0
2 Stanko Lorger  Yugoslavia 14.8
3 Samuel Anderson  Cuba 15.1
4 Wolfgang Troßbach  Germany 15.1
5 Téofilo Davis  Venezuela 15.7

Heat 4

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ken Doubleday  Australia 14.5
2 Jack Parker  Great Britain 14.8
3 Gordon Crosby  Canada 14.8
4 Teófilo Colón Molinaris  Puerto Rico 15.2

Heat 5

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ray Weinberg  Australia 14.4
2 Väinö Suvivuo  Finland 14.9
3 Jörn Gevert  Chile 15.2

Heat 6

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Arthur Barnard  United States 14.4
2 Peter Hildreth  Great Britain 14.7
3 Michitaka Kinami  Japan 15.0
4 Ingi Þorsteinsson  Iceland 15.6
5 Jacques Dohen  France 15.7
6 Johny Fonck  Luxembourg 16.1

Semifinals[edit]

The semifinals were held on July 24. The three fastest runners advanced to the final.

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Harrison Dillard  United States 14.0
2 Arthur Barnard  United States 14.2
3 Ken Doubleday  Australia 14.5
4 Sergey Popov  Soviet Union 14.7
5 Edmond Roudnitska  France 14.9
6 Peter Hildreth  Great Britain 14.9

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jack Davis  United States 14.4
2 Yevhen Bulanchyk  Soviet Union 14.4
3 Ray Weinberg  Australia 14.5
4 Stanko Lorger  Yugoslavia 14.6
5 Väinö Suvivuo  Finland 14.9
6 Jack Parker  Great Britain 15.0

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time (automatic) Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Harrison Dillard  United States 13.91 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jack Davis  United States 14.00
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Arthur Barnard  United States 14.40
4 Yevhen Bulanchyk  Soviet Union 14.73
5 Ken Doubleday  Australia 14.82
6 Ray Weinberg  Australia 15.15

Key: OR = Olympic record

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