Belgium at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Belgium at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch) (in French)
in Helsinki
Competitors135 (130 men and 5 women) in 16 sports
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 135 competitors, 130 men and 5 women, took part in 75 events in 16 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Cuba (51-59)
    • Defeated Switzerland (59-49)
    • Lost to Cuba (63-71) → 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

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Fencing[edit]

14 fencers, all men, represented Belgium in 1952.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented Belgium in 1952.

Rowing[edit]

Belgium had 12 male rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Belgium in 1952.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Belgium Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 March 2018.