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Switzerland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 157 (148 men and 9 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Rank: 11
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
14
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 157 competitors, 148 men and 9 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Canoeing 5
  • Cycling 6
  • Diving 7
  • Equestrianism 8
  • Fencing 9
  • Gymnastics 10
  • Hockey 11
  • Modern pentathlon 12
  • Rowing 13
  • Sailing 14
  • Shooting 15
  • Swimming 16
  • Weightlifting 17
  • Wrestling 18
  • References 19

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (58-69)
  • Lost to Belgium (49-59) → did not advance

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:15.4 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Eliminated in quarterfinals (→ 8th place)

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 47.15 points (→ 35th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 30.04 points (→ 15th place)

Equestrianism

Fencing

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Switzerland in 1952.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Werner Vetterli
  • Werner Schmid
  • Erhard Minder

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Nine shooters represented Switzerland in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

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