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Australia at 1952 Helsinki Summer Olympic Games

Australia sent 81 athletes (71 men and 10 women) to the 1952 Helsinki Summer Olympics. They competed in 67 events in 12 Olympic sports. Australian athletes have competed in all of the Summer Olympic Games since the games started.

In Athletics Marjorie Jackson won 2 gold medals, Shirley Strickland won 1 gold, 1 bronze medal. In Cycling Russell Mockridge won 2 gold and Lionel Cox won 1 gold 1 silver medal.

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XV 1952  Finland  Helsinki 6 2 3 19 July 3 Aug

The following records are Australians who won gold, silver or bronze medals at the 1952 Olympic Games.

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Rex Aubrey was the youngest athlete for Australia (17 years 173 days) and Dick Garrard oldest (41 years 358 days).

The Helsinki Summer Games had 4,932 athletes (4,411 men, 521 women) from 69 countries.

 

1952 Helsinki Finland

  Sport Event Competitors
1st Athletics Women's 80m hurdles Shirley Strickland
1st Athletics Women's 100m Marjorie Jackson
1st Athletics Women's 200m Marjorie Jackson
1st Cycling Men's 1000m time trial Russell Mockridge
1st Cycling Men's 2000m tandem Lionel Cox, Russell Mockridge
1st Swimming Men's 200m breaststroke John Davies
2nd Cycling Men's 1000m sprint (scratch) Lionel Cox
2nd Rowing Men's single sculls Mervyn Wood
3rd Athletics Women's 100m Shirley Strickland
3rd Rowing Men's eights David Anderson, Philip Cayzer, Nimrod Greenwood, Mervyn Finlay, Thomas Chessel, Robert Tinning, Geoffrey Willamson, Ernest Chapman, Edward Pain
3rd Weightlifting Men's lightweight Vern Barberis
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