Israel at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Israel at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IOC code ISR
NOC Olympic Committee of Israel
Website www.olympic.one.co.il (Hebrew) (English)
in Helsinki
Competitors 25 (22 men, 3 women) in 5 sports
Flag bearer Abraham Shneior[1]
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Israel competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time[2] at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 25 competitors, 22 men and 3 women, took part in 17 events in 5 sports.[3]

First Israeli Olympic Team, 1952

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
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 Arieh Batun-Kleinstub Qualifying - 1.70 metres (did not qualify)
Men's discus Orion Gallin Qualifying - 40.76 metres (32nd; 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 (29th; did not qualify)
Women's discus Olga Winterberg Qualifying - 35.79 metres (did not qualify)

Basketball[edit]

Event Participants Result Ref
Men's team competition Coach: Jacob Saltiel
  • 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
  • Ralph Klein
  • Shimon Shelah-Schmuckler
  • Abraham Shneior
Qualification round (Group B) - Did not advance
Lost to Philippines (47-57)
Lost to Greece (52-54)

Diving[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's 3m springboard Yoav Raanan Preliminary round - 67.70 points (9th place)
Men's 10m platform Yoav Raanan Preliminary round - 58.15 points (30th place)

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Israel in 1952.

Event Participant Result Ref
300 m rifle, three positions Dov Ben-Dov 1033 points (21st place)
Shmuel Laviv-Lubin 973 points (26th place)
50 m rifle, prone Zvi Pinkas 388 points (41st place)
Alexander Eliraz 381 points (56th place)
50 m rifle, three positions Zvi Pinkas 1077 points (41st place)
Alexander Eliraz 1059 points (44th place)

Swimming[edit]

Event Participant Result Ref
Men's 100 metres freestyle David-Norbert Buch First round, heat 1 - 1:05.6 (7th place)

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