Italy at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC code ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website www.coni.it (in Italian)
in Helsinki
Competitors 231 (208 men, 23 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Miranda Cicognani
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
8 9 4 21
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 231 competitors, 208 men and 23 women, took part in 114 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Results[edit]

Men (25)
Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Carlo Vittori 21 Men's 100 metres 6 h4 r2/4
Franco Leccese 27 Men's 100 metres 3 h8 r1/4
Wolfgango Montanari 21 Men's 100 metres 7 h7 r1/4
Giorgio Sobrero 22 Men's 200 metres 3 h13r1/4
Luigi Grossi 27 Men's 200 metres 4 h12r1/4
Lucio Sangermano 19 Men's 200 metres 4 h18r1/4
Gianni Rocca 23 Men's 400 metres 3 h6 r1/4
Vincenzo Lombardo 20 Men's 400 metres 3 h7 r1/4
Antonio Siddi 29 Men's 400 metres 4 h11r1/4
Armando Filiput 28 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6
Franco Leccese 27 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 2 h1 r1/3
Antonio Siddi 29 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 2 h1 r1/3
Giorgio Sobrero 22 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 2 h1 r1/3
Carlo Vittori 21 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 2 h1 r1/3
Baldassare Porto 29 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 4 h2 r1/2
Gianni Rocca 23 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 4 h2 r1/2
Luigi Grossi 27 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 4 h2 r1/2
Armando Filiput 28 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 4 h2 r1/2
Asfò Bussotti 26 Men's Marathon 46
Artidoro Berti 31 Men's Marathon 53
Egilberto Martufi 26 Men's Marathon AC
Bruno Fait 28 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 8
Telemaco Arcangeli 29 Men's 10 kilometres Walk 7 h2 r1/2
Pino Dordoni 26 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 1 Gold
Giuseppe Kressevich 36 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 10
Salvatore Cascino 34 Men's 50 kilometres Walk1 9
Adolfo Consolini 35 Men's Discus Throw 2 Silver
Giuseppe Tosi 36 Men's Discus Throw 8
Teseo Taddia 32 Men's Hammer Throw 10
Aivo Lucioli 23 Men's Hammer Throw 26 QR
Amos Matteucci 37 Men's Javelin Throw 17
Angiolo Profeti 34 Men's Shot Put 12
Women (8)
Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Giuseppina Leone 17 Women's 100 metres 4 h1 r2/4
Liliana Tagliaferri 23 Women's 100 metres 6 h4 r2/4
Vittoria Cesarini 19 Women's 100 metres 3 h3 r1/4
Vera Martelli 21 Women's 200 metres 6 h3 r1/3
Vittoria Cesarini 19 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi 23 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Giuseppina Leone 17 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Liliana Tagliaferri 23 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Milena Greppi 23 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 6 h1 r2/3
Maria Musso 21 Women's 80 metres Hurdle s4 h5 r1/3
Edera Cordiale 32 Women's Discus Throw 14
Ada Turci 28 Women's Javelin Throw 11

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group C)
  • Lost to Canada (57-68)
  • Defeated Turkey (49-37)
  • Defeated Romania (53-39)
  • Lost to Egypt (62-66) → did not advance, 17th place

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 — 1:12.7 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final — defeated South Africa (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 54.42 points (→ 32nd place)

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented Italy in 1952.

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

Football[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics[edit]

Men's team competition[edit]

Women's team competition[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Alfonso Marotta
  • Duilio Brignetti
  • Giulio Palmonella

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Eight shooters represented Italy in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
100m running deer
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 

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