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Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics featured 7 events, for men only. The competitions were held from July 20, 1952 to July 23, 1952.


Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
single sculls
 Yury Tyukalov (URS)  Mervyn Wood (AUS)  Teodor Kocerka (POL)
double sculls
 Tranquilo Cappozzo
and Eduardo Guerrero (ARG)
Georgiy Zhylin
and Igor Yemchuk (URS)
 Miguel Seijas
and Juan Rodríguez (URU)
coxless pairs
 Charles Logg
and Thomas Price (USA)
 Michel Knuysen
and Bob Baetens (BEL)
 Kurt Schmid
and Hans Kalt (SUI)
coxed pairs
 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
 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
 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
 United States (USA)
Frank Shakespeare
William Fields
James Dunbar
Richard Murphy
Robert Detweiler
Henry Procter
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

Medal table

 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


  • International Olympic Committee medal database

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