Modern pentathlon at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Men's modern pentathlon
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Dates July 21 - 25
Competitors 51 from 19 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lars Hall  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gábor Benedek  Hungary
3rd, bronze medalist(s) István Szondy  Hungary
← 1948
1956 →

At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, two events in modern pentathlon were contested.[1] For the first time, a team event was part of the Olympic program.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual Lars Hall
 Sweden
Gábor Benedek
 Hungary
István Szondy
 Hungary
Team  Hungary (HUN)
Gábor Benedek
Aladár Kovácsi
István Szondy
 Sweden (SWE)
Lars Hall
Thorsten Lindqvist
Claes Egnell
 Finland (FIN)
Olavi Mannonen
Lauri Vilkko
Olavi Rokka

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Hungary (HUN) 1 1 1 3
2  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 0 2
3  Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 51 athletes from 19 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:[1]

Results[edit]

Individual[edit]

1 Lars Hall  Sweden
2 Gábor Benedek  Hungary
3 István Szondy  Hungary
4 Igor Novikov  Soviet Union
5 Ole Mannonen  Finland
6 Frederick Denman  United States
7 Lauri Vilkko  Finland
8 Thad McArthur  United States
9 Thorsten Lindqvist  Sweden
10 Eduardo de Medeiros  Brazil
11 Claes Egnell  Sweden
12 Aladár Kovácsi  Hungary
13 Olavi Rokka  Finland
14 Guy Troy  United States
15 Leon Lumsdaine  Great Britain
16 Luis Ribera  Argentina
17 Nilo Floody  Chile
18 Werner Vetterli  Switzerland
19 André Lacroix  France
20 Werner Schmid  Switzerland
21 Aloysio Borges  Brazil
22 Hernán Fuentes  Chile
23 Pavel Rakityansky  Soviet Union
24 Carlos Velázquez  Argentina
25 Forbes Carlile  Australia
26 Alberto Ortíz  Uruguay
27 Luis Carmona  Chile
28 Aleksandr Dekhayev  Soviet Union
29 Eric Marques  Brazil
30 John Hewitt  Great Britain
31 Alfonso Marotta  Italy
32 Berthold Slupik  Germany
33 Duilio Brignetti  Italy
34 Jorge Cáceres  Argentina
35 Erhard Minder  Switzerland
36 Dietloff Kapp  Germany
37 Jervis Percy  Great Britain
38 José Pérez  Mexico
39 Giulio Palmonella  Italy
40 Bertrand de Montaudoin  France
41 Ricardo Durão  Portugal
42 Christian Palant  France
43 Lem Martínez  Uruguay
44 Antonio Almada  Mexico
45 Francis Plumerel  Belgium
46 José Pereira  Portugal
47 David Romero  Mexico
48 António Janet  Portugal
49 Américo González  Uruguay
50 Harry Schmidt  South Africa
AC Adolf Harder  Germany

Team[edit]

1  Hungary
2  Sweden
3  Finland
4  United States
5  Soviet Union
6  Brazil
7  Chile
8  Argentina
9  Switzerland
10  Great Britain
11  Italy
12  France
13  Uruguay
14  Mexico
15  Portugal
AC  Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Modern pentathlon: 1952 Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 

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