South Africa at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg
IOC code RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
in Helsinki
Competitors 64 (60 men and 4 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 4 4 10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

The Union of South Africa competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 64 competitors, 60 men and 4 women, took part in 59 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition[edit]

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:13.0 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Final — Lost to Italy (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 61.64 points (→ 22nd place)

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1952.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

One shooter represented South Africa in 1952.

50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 

External links[edit]