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India at the 1952 Summer Olympics

India at the Olympic Games

Flag of India
IOC code  IND
NOC Indian Olympic Association
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 25 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Balbir Singh Sr.
Rank: 26
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

India competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.


  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Bronze 1.2
  • Results by event 2
    • Boxing 2.1
    • Cycling 2.2
      • Road Competition 2.2.1
      • Track Competition 2.2.2




Results by event


Men's Flyweight:

  1. First Round – Defeated Nguyen Van Cua of Vietnam (DNS)
  2. Second Round – Lost to Han Soo-An of Korea (0 - 3)

Men's Featherweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Edson Brown of the United States (0 - 3)

Men's Welterweight:

  1. Second Round – Defeated Jacob Butula of Canada (TKO 3R)
  2. Third Round – Lost to Viktor Jörgensen of Denmark (0 - 3)

Men's Light Heavyweight:

  1. First Round – Lost to Karl Kistner of Germany (KO)


Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:26.0 (→ 27th and last place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

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