Pakistan at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Pakistan at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Pakistan.svg
IOC code PAK
NOC Pakistan Olympic Association
Website nocpakistan.org
in Helsinki
Competitors 38 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Mohammad Niaz Khan
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Pakistan competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 38 competitors, all men, took part in 25 events in 7 sports.[1]

Results by event [2][edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat 7 1st round; 11.0 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 9 1st round; 10.9 (→ advanced to second round)
  • Heat 1 2nd round; 10.9 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 11 1st round; 11.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat 8 1st round; 22.7 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 9 1st round; 22.2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 11 1st round; 22.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat 1 1st round; 51.2 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 3 1st round; 51.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat 3 1st round; 1:56.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • 33.50.4 finished 30th out of 33

Men's marathon

  • 2.43:38.2 finished 38th out of 53
  • Interrupted, did not finish

Men's 400 metres hurdles

  • Heat 2 1st round; 56.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 5 1st round; 56.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Heat 4 1st round; 42.8 (→ advanced to semifinals)
  • Semifinals heat 1; 42.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres relay

  • Heat 2 1st round; 3:23.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's throwing the javelin

  • Qualifying trials heat 1; 55.56m finished 12th out of 13

Men's throwing the hammer

  • Qualifying trials heat 1; 48.36m finished 15th out of 16
  • Qualifying trials heat 2; 47.45m finished 15th out of 16

Men's 10,000 metres walk

  • Heat 1 1st round; disqualified

Boxing[edit]

Men's featherweight (57 kg)

  • 1st round; Beat A Leyes (ARG) KO 2nd rd
  • 2nd round; Lost to J Ventaja (FRA) on pts 3:0

Men's lightweight (60 kg)

  • Mohammad Ali
  • 1st round; Bye
  • 2nd round; Lost to V Marute (VEN) KO 1st rd

Men's welterweight (67 kg)

Men's middleweight (75 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Men's 1,000 metres sprint scratch race

  • Heat 5 1st round (→ entered repechage phase)
  • Repechage heat 3 (→ did not qualify for quarter-finals) Placed 19th overall

Men's 1,000 metres time trial

  • 1:21.2 finished 25th out of 27

Men's team competition individual road race (190.4 km)

  • Both broke off and did not finish

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • First round; Bye
  • Second round; Defeated  France (6-0)
  • Semifinals
  • Third Place Match

Pakistan finished 4th

Team Roster

Latifur Rehman had represented the gold medal winning India men's hockey team at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, before migrating to Pakistan

Shooting[edit]

One shooter represented Pakistan in 1952.

50 m rifle, prone
  • Score 90/86/94/96=366 finished 8th out of 58

Swimming[edit]

Men's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heat 8 1st round; 5:45.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres freestyle

  • Heat 2 1st round; 23:44.3 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres breaststroke

  • Heat 2 1st round; 3:01.3 (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's middleweight (75 kg)

  • Press 95kg
  • Snatch 100kg
  • Jerk 130kg
  • Total 325kg finished 17th out of 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pakistan at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "1952 Oslo Official Olympic Report" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. Retrieved 6 March 2011.