Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Rowing
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Rowing pictogram.svg
Dates 20–23 July
Competitors 404 from 33 nations
1948 1956

Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only. The competitions were held from 20 to 23 July.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
details
 Yury Tyukalov (URS)  Mervyn Wood (AUS)  Teodor Kocerka (POL)
double sculls
details
 Tranquilo Capozzo
and Eduardo Guerrero (ARG)
 Heorhiy Zhylin
and Ihor Yemchuk (URS)
 Miguel Seijas
and Juan Rodríguez (URU)
coxless pairs
details
 Charlie Logg
and Tom Price (USA)
 Michel Knuysen
and Bob Baetens (BEL)
 Kurt Schmid
and Hans Kalt (SUI)
coxed pairs
details
 France (FRA)
Raymond Salles
Gaston Mercier
Bernard Malivoire
 Germany (GER)
Heinz Manchen
Helmut Heinhold
Helmut Noll
 Denmark (DEN)
Svend Ove Petersen
Poul Svendsen
Jørgen Frantzen
coxless fours
details
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
Duje Bonačić
Velimir Valenta
Mate Trojanović
Petar Šegvić
 France (FRA)
Pierre Blondiaux
Jean-Jacques Guissart
Marc Bouissou
Roger Gautier
 Finland (FIN)
Veikko Lommi
Kauko Wahlsten
Oiva Lommi
Lauri Nevalainen
coxed fours
details
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Karel Mejta
Jiří Havlis
Jan Jindra
Stanislav Lusk
Miroslav Koranda
 Switzerland (SUI)
Rico Bianchi
Karl Weidmann
Heinrich Scheller
Émile Ess
Walter Leiser
 United States (USA)
Carl Lovsted
Al Ulbrickson
Richard Wahlstrom
Matt Leanderson
Al Rossi
eights
details
 United States (USA)
Frank Shakespeare
William Fields
James Dunbar
Richard Murphy
Robert Detweiler
Henry Proctor
Wayne Frye
Edward Stevens
Charles Manring
 Soviet Union (URS)
Yevgeny Brago
Vladimir Rodimushkin
Aleksei Komarov
Igor Borisov
Slava Amiragov
Leonid Gissen
Yevgeny Samsonov
Vladimir Kryukov
Igor Polyakov
 Australia (AUS)
Bob Tinning
Ernest Chapman
Nimrod Greenwood
David Anderson
Geoff Williamson
Mervyn Finlay
Edward Pain
Phil Cayzer
Tom Chessell

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 404 rowers from 33 nations competed at the Helsinki Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 1 3
2  Soviet Union (URS) 1 2 0 3
3  France (FRA) 1 1 0 2
4  Argentina (ARG) 1 0 0 1
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 0 0 1
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 0 0 1
7  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 1 2
 Australia (AUS) 0 1 1 2
9  Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
11  Poland (POL) 0 0 1 1
 Uruguay (URU) 0 0 1 1
 Denmark (DEN) 0 0 1 1
 Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1

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